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Oklahoma State Government Knows That Minimum Wage Law Is a Job Killer

minimum wage 2 I’m not sure if I agree with the tactic or not, but I definitely agree with the principle. Oklahoma’s governor and legislature don’t want to see jobs destroyed by municipal governments. From the Heritage Foundation’s blog: Republican Governor Mary Fallin signed a bill into law Monday banning minimum wage and employee benefit increases in Oklahoma cities. The bill declares […] Continue reading →

If These Charges Are True, Do You Really Think McDonald’s Can Afford To Pay More?

mcdonalds evil Some former employees of McDonald’s are suing the restaurant chain in three states. In California, Michigan, and New York they are alleging that the restaurants “illegally underpaid employees by erasing hours from their timecards, not paying overtime and ordering them to work off the clock.” According to the New York Times: The lawsuits were announced […] Continue reading →