The Vermont Cynic

Increasing wage will help local businesses

Increasing wage will help local businesses

Letter to the Editor

October 13, 2018

Want to hear something obvious? Raising the minimum wage increases the take-home pay for low-income workers without hurting job growth. A study released this month from the Center on Wage and Employment Dynamics at University of California, Berkeley shows that minimum wage increases are working as ...

The time to raise the minimum wage has come

March 24, 2016

After three rounds of Quantitative Easing, where the Federal Reserve created money in order to buy securities, several near-zero interest rate years, aggressive fiscal stimuli and soaring job growth, where is the strong wage growth to show for it all?A recent report by the Economic Policy Institute noted...

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