|What Does A $15 Minimum Wage Do To The Economy? Economists Are Starting To Find Out
– The Washington Post
A wave of minimum wage hikes at state and local levels in recent years means economists can stop arguing about theories and start digging into some actual data on what happens when the wage floor rises.
From Politico: “Are the bonuses and wage boosts the start of a new economic dawn, or just a sugar high?”
Three decades after Ronald Reagan broke the air traffic controllers union, organized labor is still trying to regain its footing. Just 10% of American workers belong to unions, half the percentage of the Reagan era. Later this month, the AFL-CIO, the largest U.S. labor group, will convene a closed conference call of the leaders of its 55 associated unions to start figuring out how to climb back.
– The New York Times
The Trump Administration is revoking the temporary protected status, or TPS, of many immigrants in the U.S. and the impact on some entry level employers could be dramatic.
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