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Minimum Wage Increases in Seattles – The increase from $9.47 to $13 per hour raised earnings by an average of $8-$12 per week

Using administrative employment data from the state of Washington, we use short-duration longitudinal panels to study the impact of Seattle’s minimum wage ordinance on individuals employed in low-wage jobs immediately before a wage increase. We draw counterfactual observations using nearest-neighbor matching and derive effect estimates by comparing the “treated” cohort to a placebo cohort drawn … Continue reading

Seattle’s Minimum Wage – Costing jobs research finds

The city’s escalating minimum wage has meant a slight increase in pay among workers earning up to $19 per hour, but the hours worked in such jobs have shrunk, a study commissioned by the city found. It estimates there would be 5,000 more such jobs without the Seattle law. The UW team published its first … Continue reading

Ontario – Le salaire minimum à 15$ l’heure d’ici 2019

L’Ontario fera passer son salaire minimum à 15$ l’heure d’ici 2019 dans le cadre d’une  réforme des lois du travail, qui élargira également le droit à des congés payés en plus d’abolir l’écart de rémunération entre employés à temps plein et à temps partiel. La première ministre Kathleen Wynne en a fait l’annonce mardi, dans … Continue reading

Minimum Wage in US – Gradually raising to 15$ by 2024 would directly lift the wages of 22.5 million workers

The federal minimum wage was established in 1938, as part of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), to help ensure that all work would be fairly rewarded and that regular employment would provide a decent quality of life. In theory, Congress makes periodic amendments to the FLSA to increase the federal minimum wage to ensure … Continue reading

$15 Minimum Wage Proposals in US – Pieces on the raging debate

The plans to raise the minimum wage to $15 in California and New York are ambitious and welcome at a time when the eroding value of the federal minimum wage means more and more working families can afford less and less. California’s minimum wage would reach $15 in 2023 for all employees and in 2022 … Continue reading

A 15 $ Minimum-Wage – Would yield $17.08 worth of purchasing power in Macon, Georgia, but only $12.26 in New York City

Price disparities can make a big difference when it comes to comparing wages. When we discussed this subject in a previous post, we found that a $15 nationwide minimum wage would yield $17.08 worth of purchasing power in Macon, Georgia, but only $12.26 in New York City, once the differing price levels in the two cities were taken … Continue reading

Seattle’s $15 minimum wage – The negative employment effects

Recall, we’re not insisting that a rise in the minimum wage will reduce the number of jobs in the economy, nor even in a sector of it. We’re saying that once we isolate out only the effect of the minimum wage rise then we will see that there are fewer jobs as a result of … Continue reading

Fast-Food Workers in New-York – The $15 Minimum Wage is coming

There aren’t a lot of obscure government board meetings that warrant a watch party, let alone one with a marching band. But that’s how fast-food restaurant workers and their supporters celebrated Wednesday on a blocked-off street in Manhattan, as they watched a state panel recommended a $6.25 increase in their hourly wage, to $15. “It’s … Continue reading

US – The growing movement for $15

In Part 1 of this report, we look at the portion of the U.S. workforce that currently earns less than $15 per hour in the United States. Our findings include the following: Forty-two (42) percent of U.S. workers make less than $15 per hour. Women and people of color are overrepresented in jobs paying less … Continue reading

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