About 3 years ago

02/17/2020 - Bloomberg Pushes $15 Minimum Wage In Ambitious Labor Plan

-Yahoo Finance
Bloomberg’s campaign said his plan – which contains echoes of initiatives from Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders – would raise the bar for working conditions across the country.
– The Washington Post
“It isn’t better or more comfortable to be poor and on public benefits now, it’s actually worse than it was,” Powell told U.S. senators this week.
– National Review
CBO estimates that enacting the bill would increase direct spending by $547 billion over the 2020-2030 period – $521 billion for benefits and $27 billion for program administration.
– The Wall Street Journal
These days, we celebrate those attempting to knock the corporate ladder down. Chobani Inc. founder Hamdi Ulukaya calls these types of leaders the anti-CEOs who believe “the playbook that guided business and CEOs for the last 40 years is broken.” A better CEO blueprint, he contends, includes employing fairer pay policies, adopting social causes and weighing in on politics.