As states like Connecticut, Iowa, New Jersey, and New York are looking to raise the minimum wage, they are meeting opposition from well-funded political groups who seek to increase corporate profit. Despite the swath of misinformation painting the minimum wage is a “job killer,” John Stoher of The American Prospect points out that the...
The recession that allegedly ended in June of 2009 continues to plague the state of New Jersey. Now, Garden Staters are looking to Democrats in the legislature to fight for a minimum wage increase. Despite the fact that the federal minimum wage is already $2.60 below where it should be, the cost of living is ...