Press Release Archive (Page 87)

  • Minimum Wage Hikes Result in Job Loss for Affected Employees: NULL

    April 2004

    Washington – Decades of economic research, including some dating back to the FDR administration, prove that an increase in the minimum wage leads to overall job loss for affected employees, particularly the least skilled. So reported Craig Garthwaite in testimony today before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Workforce, Empowerment and Government Programs on the economic effects of minimum wage increases. “The most damaging effect is […]
  • Minimum Wage Hikes Result in Job Loss for Affected Employees

    April 2004

    Washington – Decades of economic research, including some dating back to the FDR administration, prove that an increase in the minimum wage leads to overall job loss for affected employees, particularly the least skilled. So reported Craig Garthwaite in testimony today before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Workforce, Empowerment and Government Programs on the economic effects of minimum wage increases. “The most damaging effect is […]
  • Who Will Really Benefit From Florida’s Minimum Wage Hike?

    April 2004

    Washington – As signatures are gathered in Florida for a ballot initiative to raise the state minimum wage to $6.15 per hour, figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show that the bulk of the benefits will not reach Florida’s poor families. An analysis of data compiled by the Bureau’s Current Population Survey shows that the average family income of Florida employees who would benefit […]
  • Who Will Really Benefit From Florida’s Minimum Wage Hike?

    April 2004

    Washington – As signatures are gathered in Florida for a ballot initiative to raise the state minimum wage to $6.15 per hour, figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show that the bulk of the benefits will not reach Florida’s poor families. An analysis of data compiled by the Bureau’s Current Population Survey shows that the average family income of Florida employees who would benefit […]
  • Minnesota’s Proposed Minimum Wage Hike Harmful To Less-Skilled Employees And Welfare Recipients: NULL

    April 2004

    Washington -- Efforts to raise Minnesota’s state minimum wage to $6.65 per hour would have devastating consequences for less-skilled employees and welfare recipients across the state, the Employment Policies Institute (EPI) warned today. Dr. Peter Arcidiacono, a Professor of Economics at Duke University, recently studied the effects of minimum wage increases and found that individuals from low-income families “are hurt by a minimum wage […]
  • Minnesota’s Proposed Minimum Wage Hike Harmful To Less-Skilled Employees And Welfare Recipients

    April 2004

    Washington -- Efforts to raise Minnesota’s state minimum wage to $6.65 per hour would have devastating consequences for less-skilled employees and welfare recipients across the state, the Employment Policies Institute (EPI) warned today. Dr. Peter Arcidiacono, a Professor of Economics at Duke University, recently studied the effects of minimum wage increases and found that individuals from low-income families “are hurt by a minimum wage […]