About 5 years ago

06/25/2018 - The Minimum Wage Just Turned 80. Economists Don’t Give It Enough Credit.

– Fortune
Fortune looks at the history, impacts, controversies and benefits of America’s minimum wage over the last eight decades.
 The Washington Post
Employees at Amazon.com are calling on chief executive Jeffrey P. Bezos to end the sale of facial-recognition technology to law enforcement agencies and to discontinue partnerships with companies that work with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
– The Washington Post
Intel announced Thursday that its CEO was stepping down after confirming he violated a “non-fraternization” policy. Yet in the #MeToo era, more companies are adding similar policies as they grow nervous about the increased scrutiny and mounting risks they face amid a deluge of sexual harassment cases being reported.
– Axios
From Axios: “Retail is the largest single source of American jobs – and, in the U.S. and most other countries, one of the biggest parts of the overall economy. That Chinese companies are aggressively exploring how to save Main Street and middle-class jobs is terrific; that the U.S. and Europe seem all but flat-footed is not.”