Not everyone is in pearl-clutching mode.
U.S. retailers raise minimum wage ahead of schedule. (Baltimore Sun, 7/5/2014)
Benefits of raising the minimum wage. Gap Inc. brands — Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Piperlime, Athleta and Intermix — are among a growing group of major U.S. retailers now paying more than the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour for entry-level employees. Others include Ben & Jerry's, Costco, Ikea and Whole Foods. Paying workers more reduces turnover and hiring costs, the businesses say, because it makes for happier employees who stay longer and better serve customers.
Why C1 Bank CEO Trevor Burgess supports an increased minimum wage. (7/6/2014)
Why Shake Shack CEO Randy Garutti pays his team more than the minimum wage. (7/5/2014)
Efforts to raise Nebraska's minimum wage gets boost. (7/4/2014)
Seattle's minimum wages; It's complicated. (6/29/2014)
What happened the last time a minimum wage bill was introduced in the Wisconsin state legislature. (6/27/2014)
UW-Milwaukee survey: 76% of respondents support raising the minimum wage. (6/25/2014)
Wisconsin's $7.25 minimum wage: "Minimum comfort" indeed! (6/24/2014)
U.S. minimum wage since 1960. (6/24/2014)
Support for minimum wage hike grows. (6/21/2014)
More evidence that Scott Walker and the Republican state legislature is increasingly out of touch with the people they serve. (5/28/2014)
Earning minimum wage and looking for a place to live? Check the "Dumps" listings!
Scraping by on $83.65 an hour. (3/17/2014)
Minnesota legislature looks to boost minimum wage from $6.15 to $9.50 per hour. (3/4/2014)
The minimum wage: It's not the same all over. (2/18/2014)
A border debate on the minimum wage. (2/16/2014)
The MacIver Institute's Pavlovian response to an increase in the minimum wage. (1/10/2014)
The view from the other side of the counter. (11/29/2013)
The minimum wage and the poverty guideline. (11/20/2013)
Most of us don't buy into U.S. Chamber of Commerce handwringing over minimum wage. (11/1/2013)
A look at the minimum wage. (9/28/2013)