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A Complete Guide to the Minimum Wage.

Does Paying Workers More Hurt Business? A Complete Guide to the Minimum Wage.

“you have a mass of competing forces set off by the minimum wage — some pushing employment up, and some down. That’s why a 2009 meta-study — a study of 64 other studies — found a convergence on zero employment effects… In other words, the pros and cons cancel each other out.” — Jeff Spross, The Week


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JoAnn Chateau

JoAnn Chateau likes progressive politics and loves the canines. She writes fiction about an alpha Bichon named Chester, and his friends--with a dash of humor and a dab of poli-sci. JoAnn worked professionally in the Psychology and Information Science fields. Retired now, she enjoys the creative life.


  1. Jerry "Peacemaker"

    Raise the minimum wage, establish a “maximum wage” (100% taxation on income over $10 million… $50 million?), 0% tax up to income of $50,000, transfer of personal wealth over $1 billion to life-saving government program accounts, etc., and so on….

    • JoAnn Chateau

      I love your tax scale. Maybe greedy American elites would immigrate to another country. (I say, goodbye and good riddance!)

  2. swo8

    I think Henry Ford found that when you pay your workers a decent wage they could afford to buy the products that they made. That’s just plain good for business.

    • JoAnn Chateau

      That’s absolutely right! It’s been said by many that consumers create jobs, not companies (by themselves, anyway).

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