There has been significant discussion about an increase in the minimum wage to $15/hour. Seattle has implemented a $15/hour minimum and LA, among others, has committed to moving towards it. Rachel Notley, Alberta's new NDP Premier has committed to this standard in Alberta and there is more and more discussion about it across Canada. The … Continue reading $15 Minimum wage could kill tipping
We’ve heard rumblings of a rise in the minimum wage in Ontario. There will be considerable debate about the trade-offs between higher wages and jobs. Its pretty clear there is a relationship but I won’t get into that discussion. What i do think merits some attention is the policy objective for minimum wages specifically in … Continue reading Does Raising Minimum Wage Actually Lower Some Wages?