Minimum wage not one-size-fits-all

April 19, 2016, by John Norris

20150501_minwageA client recently asked me whether I thought minimum wage would be a heated campaign topic once the primaries were finished. I said I was scared it would be, but hoped that it wouldn’t. My reasoning is simple: A one size fits all federal minimum wage just doesn’t make sense.

Let me ask you a question: What do Westport, Connecticut, and Camden, Alabama, have in common? Nothing really, but they do have the same mandated federal minimum wage, which Washington has set to ostensibly give those without a little more… (Read the full article as previously published in the Montgomery Advertiser Sunday Sept 25th…)

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