Press Release Archive (Page 91)

  • Study Shows One in Twenty Employees Will Lose Job Under Santa Fe’s Living Wage Law: Hispanics and Non-High School Graduates Hit Hardest

    February 2003

    Washington – Santa Fe’s least educated and low skilled will be at risk for loss of employment under Santa Fe’s proposed “living wage” increase, according to new research from The Employment Policies Institute (EPI). The mandated wage increase is a poor instrument for targeting those in poverty, as those mostly affected by the increase are either second earners or children in a family living […]
  • Eight Out of Ten Labor Economists Agree: Low-Wage Workers Lose in ‘Living Wage’ Laws: NULL

    January 2003

    Washington – U.S. labor economists, living wage proponents and opponents overwhelmingly agree that so-called “living wage” laws will result in low-wage workers being replaced by higher skilled, more educated workers. A national survey of labor economists in the American Economic Association was conducted by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center for the Employment Policies Institute. The conclusion shows nearly eight in ten labor […]
  • Eight Out of Ten Labor Economists Agree: Low-Wage Workers Lose in ‘Living Wage’ Laws

    Washington – U.S. labor economists, living wage proponents and opponents overwhelmingly agree that so-called “living wage” laws will result in low-wage workers being replaced by higher skilled, more educated workers. A national survey of labor economists in the American Economic Association was conducted by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center for the Employment Policies Institute. The conclusion shows nearly eight in ten labor […]
  • Governor Davis to Sign $11.4 Billion Health Insurance Mandate over Weekend

    October 2001

    Washington – Governor Gray Davis is expected to sign a controversial health insurance bill this weekend that would cost California businesses $11.4 billion a year. The enormous cost and consequences of Senate Bill 2 are analyzed in a report conducted by Dr. Aaron Yelowitz, a nationally respected labor and health economist at the University of Kentucky and a research fellow at the National […]
  • Governor Davis to Sign $11.4 Billion Health Insurance Mandate over Weekend

    Washington – Governor Gray Davis is expected to sign a controversial health insurance bill this weekend that would cost California businesses $11.4 billion a year. The enormous cost and consequences of Senate Bill 2 are analyzed in a report conducted by Dr. Aaron Yelowitz, a nationally respected labor and health economist at the University of Kentucky and a research fellow at the National […]