Press Release Archive (Page 86)

  • Sen. Kerry’s Minimum Wage Hike Is Inefficient Way To Help Working Poor: NULL

    July 2004

    As presidential hopeful John Kerry and Senator Ted Kennedy push to increase the minimum wage to $7.00 an hour, a new study conducted by Cornell University economics professor Richard Burkhauser and Dr. Joseph Sabia find that a 36 percent increase in the wage floor will only serve to decrease employment opportunities for entry-level employees—particularly the low-skill employees minimum wage hikes are intended to help—without providing […]
  • Sen. Kerry’s Minimum Wage Hike Is Inefficient Way To Help Working Poor

    July 2004

    As presidential hopeful John Kerry and Senator Ted Kennedy push to increase the minimum wage to $7.00 an hour, a new study conducted by Cornell University economics professor Richard Burkhauser and Dr. Joseph Sabia find that a 36 percent increase in the wage floor will only serve to decrease employment opportunities for entry-level employees—particularly the low-skill employees minimum wage hikes are intended to help—without providing […]
  • Sen. Kerry’s Minimum Wage Plan Hurts Already Struggling Employees: NULL

    June 2004

    While our nation continues to produce jobs at a fast pace, low-skill entry-level employees face crippling unemployment rates. Today the Employment Policies Institute (EPI) unveiled a new website, www.gatewayjobs.com, which highlights the crisis in entry-level employment. Senator John Kerry’s recent proposal to increase the minimum wage to $7.00-an-hour will further hurt those individuals already struggling to find jobs. Groups of traditional entry-level […]
  • Sen. Kerry’s Minimum Wage Plan Hurts Already Struggling Employees

    June 2004

    While our nation continues to produce jobs at a fast pace, low-skill entry-level employees face crippling unemployment rates. Today the Employment Policies Institute (EPI) unveiled a new website, www.gatewayjobs.com, which highlights the crisis in entry-level employment. Senator John Kerry’s recent proposal to increase the minimum wage to $7.00-an-hour will further hurt those individuals already struggling to find jobs. Groups of traditional entry-level […]
  • Sen. Kerry vs. Nobel Prize Economists

    June 2004

    Washington – While John Kerry calls for a 36% increase in the minimum wage, the majority of economic research, including the statements of five Nobel Prize-winning economists, continue to show that raising the minimum wage is a dangerous political ploy that will only serve to make life harder for the nation’s least skilled employees. “Leading economists such as Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan and […]
  • Sen. Kerry vs. Nobel Prize Economists

    June 2004

    Washington – While John Kerry calls for a 36% increase in the minimum wage, the majority of economic research, including the statements of five Nobel Prize-winning economists, continue to show that raising the minimum wage is a dangerous political ploy that will only serve to make life harder for the nation’s least skilled employees. “Leading economists such as Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan and […]