Democrats have long fought for the minimum wage hike, claiming it’s necessary in the fight against income inequality.
While states like California have paved the way for so-called “progressive” ideas like raising the minimum wage, they have clearly failed to think through the logical consequences of these policies.
In California’s case, that could turn out to be a costly mistake.
A report published Thursday by the Employment Policies Institute warned of an upcoming economic disaster in California, estimating that the state could lose almost half a million jobs by 2022, when the $15 minimum wage is to be fully implemented.
The study analyzed data from California beginning in the 1990s, when the state began to deviate from the federal standard minimum wage. – READ MORE[contentcards url=”https://conservativetribune.com/liberals-push-minimum-wage/” target=”_blank”]