Press Release Archive (Page 90)

  • Who Really Benefits From A Minimum Wage Hike?: NULL

    September 2003

    Washington - Upon returning to session, Congress will be facing a proposed increase in the federal minimum wage to $6.65 an hour. According to the latest figures from the U.S. Census Bureau, those who would most benefit from the $1.50 increase are not from poor families. The average family income of employees who would benefit from the proposed minimum wage hike is $43,795. Fully […]
  • Who Really Benefits From A Minimum Wage Hike?

    September 2003

    Washington - Upon returning to session, Congress will be facing a proposed increase in the federal minimum wage to $6.65 an hour. According to the latest figures from the U.S. Census Bureau, those who would most benefit from the $1.50 increase are not from poor families. The average family income of employees who would benefit from the proposed minimum wage hike is $43,795. Fully […]
  • Welfare Reform Increased Job and Earning Opportunities for Welfare Recipients: NULL

    August 2003

    Washington - Current and former welfare recipients found increased employment opportunities, higher average earnings and a reduced likelihood of a return to government assistance as a result of welfare reform efforts, according to a new study released today by the Employment Policies Institute (EPI). The results are presented as Congress reviews reauthorization of the 1996 Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (Welfare Reform […]
  • Welfare Reform Increased Job and Earning Opportunities for Welfare Recipients

    August 2003

    Washington - Current and former welfare recipients found increased employment opportunities, higher average earnings and a reduced likelihood of a return to government assistance as a result of welfare reform efforts, according to a new study released today by the Employment Policies Institute (EPI). The results are presented as Congress reviews reauthorization of the 1996 Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (Welfare Reform […]
  • ACORN is Dishonest Broker for Florida Workers: National Labor Group Promoting Increase In Florida's Wage Rate Once Sued California To Avoid Paying Its Own Workers Minimum Wage

    August 2003

    Washington - The national union organization leading the effort to hike Florida's minimum wage to $6.15 once sued the state of California in order to avoid paying its own employees the state minimum wage. This is one example of a long, duplicitous history of The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) in a report by The Employment Policies Institute (EPI), "The Real […]
  • ACORN is Dishonest Broker for Florida Workers: National Labor Group Promoting Increase In Florida's Wage Rate Once Sued California To Avoid Paying Its Own Workers Minimum Wage

    August 2003

    Washington - The national union organization leading the effort to hike Florida's minimum wage to $6.15 once sued the state of California in order to avoid paying its own employees the state minimum wage. This is one example of a long, duplicitous history of The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) in a report by The Employment Policies Institute (EPI), "The Real […]