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Managing Minimum Wage Workers

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Yesterday, the minimum wage increase took effect.  I figured I'd be reading the standard arguments from both sides in the mainstream media, but ran into a nontrivial snag.  First, here are the arguments I was expecting to see: Lefties: "It helps millions of workers earn a living wage." Righties: "It will force small businesses to cut back on employees." The lefty argument showed up in the first article I read (at CNN Money).  Here's an excerpt: About 13 million workers, or 10 percent of the nation's work force, will benefit from an increase in the minimum wage, the labor-backed Economic Policy ...
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Pay N18,000 minimum wage or go to jail « Vanguard
LAGOS—ANY ONE who fails to comply with the new National Minimum Wage Act when passed by the National Assembly is likely to pay a fine not exceeding N50,000, and in the case of continuing offence, to a fine not exceeding N100,000 for each day during which the offence continues. Violators may also pay a fine of N100, 000 or be sentenced to a prison term not exceeding six months or “both fine and imprisonment.” These are some of the amendments proposed by the Alfa Belgore committee on amendment of the new national minimum wage presented to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, in Abuja, yesterday. The ... market research, surveys and trends

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In August, President Clinton signed into law two bills that will have important effects on immigrants. The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 makes most legal immigrants ineligible for federally-funded welfare benefits, such as Supplemental Security Income and food stamps. The Small Business Job Protection Act of 1996 increases the minimum wage from $4.25 to $4.75 hourly on October 1, 1996, and to $5.15 per hour on September 1, 1997. Welfare Overhaul. On August 22, 1996, President Clinton signed into law an 800-page welfare reform bill that makes most legal immigrants not eligible for most ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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I was reading the US Chamber of Commerce monthly publication while I was waiting for my computer to boot this morning, and came across a column stating that the US Chamber opposes raising the federal minimum wage. Their position, according to the column, is that "raising the minimum wage will result in the loss of low-wage jobs." The column goes on to quote Marc Freedman, director of labor policy for the Chamber, who says that raising the minimum wage "hurts those that it is intended to help --low-skilled, entry level workers." As an employer - and a concerned citizen - I personally don't agree with the ...