May 22, 2018

Charles Brown comments on minimum wage debate

On Monday, the Michigan One Fair Wage group submitted over 370,000 signatures in support of increasing Michigan’s minimum wage from $9.25 to $12.00 by 2022. The effect minimum wage increases has on employment is a long standing one. Charles Brown says, “Most studies point to negative, but fairly modest, effects on employment. We know much less about the long-run effects, and they are probably larger.”

Read the full article, Michigan Group Turns in Petitions for $12 Minimum Wage, in U.S. New & World Report.