February 9, 2021 VIRTUAL EVENT: The Faces of a $15 Minimum Wage
Hear from everyday Americans about how a $15 federal minimum wage would affect them and their businesses.
Tuesday, Feb 9, 2021
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
In 2021, many businesses are aiming to rebuild after the economic devastation of COVID-19 and the associated closures and restrictions. However, many of the businesses that were hardest hit by the pandemic now face a new threat that could push them out of business for good. President Biden and other liberal lawmakers in Congress want to impose a $15 national minimum wage as part of their so-called “American Rescue Plan.”
Higher wages are a great thing when they come from workers producing more value, but a host of unintended consequences arise when governments try to artificially increase wages. Join us as we talk to everyday Americans about how a $15 federal minimum wage would affect them and their businesses.
COMMENTARY3 min read
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REPORT17 min read