Minimum Wage Follies

Posted December 6, 2017 8:47 pm by John Paul Meenan, Editor

Minimum Wage Follies

One might think that the intended raising of the minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2019 is a Wynne win for the little guy, struggling away to make ends meet, flipping burgers, waiting tables, mopping floors, and for some it might be just such a small but pyrrhic victory.
I am all for doing something to prohibit the exploitation of workers, and John Paul II taught that the business economy can only flourish within a ‘strong juridical framework’.  But why not start with Apple, employing legions of indentured Chinese to manufacture their i-toys in work situations so unpleasant that workers

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