Undeterred by ‘Flawed’ Study of Seattle’s Pay Increases, Minneapolis Approves $15 Wage
Economic Policy Institute’s Ben Zippered and small business owner Andrew Buerger discuss the overwhelming data that shows minimum wage increases don’t hurt employment, and why uplifting workers also has broader benefits
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Ben Zipperer joined the Economic Policy Institute in 2016. His areas of expertise include the minimum wage, inequality, and low-wage labor markets. He has published research in the Industrial and Labor Relations Review and has been quoted in outlets such as the New York Times, the Washington Post, Bloomberg, and the BBC.
Andrew Buerger is the Co-Founder of B’more Organic, a Baltimore-based B Corporation. B’more Organic makes an organic protein smoothie with no added sugar and donates 1% of sales to Jodi’s Climb for Hope, funding promising MS and breast cancer research. Andrew has twice been named Most Influential Marylander by the Daily Record.