National Employment Law Project
By Steve Ahlquist on April 20, 2017
In response to criticisms of the research cited in a recent piece on minimum wage, I reached out to the economists who conducted the research.
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By Steve Ahlquist on April 14, 2017
“This is not an opportunity wage,” said Amy Joy Glidden, “It’s an exploitation wage, and we should not give anyone the opportunity to exploit teenage workers.”
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