Raise Illegal Alien Minimum Wage?

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What if employers had to pay illegal aliens, but not U.S. Citizens & residents, more than minimum wage?  It would be a tariff on illegal labor. I ask this question after a KQED story on wage theft.  The story centers on activists suing companies for back pay for non-English speaking immigrants. It is interesting that immigration activists have done more than …

The “Living Wage” Sham

B-Daddy B-Daddy 3 Comments

The campaign to raise the minimum wage here in San Diego has been fraught with distortions and misleading information.  Thankfully, it looks like we will see the wage hike put to the voters in June 2015 2016.  Why the wait?  I’ll find out. The arguments for a minimum wage boost are fraught with emotionalism: always expected from the left.  But …

Minimum Wage Referendum – Expected and Desired (UPDATED)

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San Diego’s 10News is reporting that a campaign to repeal an expected rise in the minimum wage is being organized by the San Diego Small Business Coalition. (I urge you to “like” their Facebook page.) San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer vetoed the measure, but the San Diego City Council is expected to override it. If that happens, Jason Roe, spokesman …

My Son May Lose His Job

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. . . If the city of San Diego passes a minimum wage hike.  The San Diego City Council has taken the first step to put a separate minimum wage hike on the ballot.  This is a terrible idea beyond the usual arguments against a minimum wage increase.  But first, the issue with a hike at all.  The argument gets …