Wednesday, March 29, 2017

"Study: St. Louis to Lose 1,000 Jobs After Minimum Wage Increase" --Well done, lefties!

By Breitbart, March 28, 2017

Dr. David Macpherson of Trinity University and Dr. William Even of Miami University posit in a study that Louis stands to lose more than 1,000 jobs after its minimum wage skyrockets 43 percent to $11 an hour next year. Roughly 25,000 workers in the city currently make minimum wage. The academics found women, teenagers, and those with a high school degree or less disproportionately constituting those at greatest risk for suffering (or benefitting) as a result of the law.

“It turns primarily on the fact that those are the workers that are most likely to be earning the minimum wage to begin with,” Dr. William Even told Breitbart News. “To a 30-year-old college graduate, the minimum wage is irrelevant.”

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