There’s been a lot of arguing about the Minimum Wage in recent months.
California Governor, Jerry Brown, was all for forcing it ever higher.
From National Review:
Economically, minimum wages may not make sense,” said California governor Jerry Brown on Monday. He then signed a bill mandating a 50 percent increase in California’s minimum wage from $10 an hour to $15 over six years.
Lost amid the rhetoric about $15 an hour being a boon for the working poor is this: The entire effort to raise the minimum wage is being pushed by organized labor, mostly government-employee unions. Virtually every vote in favor of $15 an hour in California was accompanied by copious campaign contributions from unions, totaling about $10 million. The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) even delivered large campaign contributions to five key Democrats (who may have been having second thoughts) on the day of the…