Topic: Minimum wage

States Should Execute Their State Power and Raise the Wage

Oct. 6, 2014
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Building a better future for American children lies in creating effective policies today.

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Raising Minimum Wage Lifts Single Mothers Out of Poverty and Boosts U.S. Economy, Policy Report Shows

Dec. 19, 2012

Raising the minimum wage to a living wage begins the cycle of lifting single mothers out of poverty, according to a policy report released by the Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis (IUPRA) at The University of Texas at Austin.

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The consequences of Romney's proposed minimum wage hike

Feb. 9, 2012
The consequences of Romney's proposed minimum wage hike

Economics Professor Daniel Hamermesh explains why the minimum wage generates more heat relative to its importance than any other social or economic policy.

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Economics professor in Business Week

Oct. 3, 2007
Economics professor in Business Week

Do America's decades-old overtime laws make sense anymore? Despite the litigation they are generating, there's almost no political momentum to change them. The initial idea was that companies would choose to hire extra workers rather than pay existing ones time and a half.

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