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The War on Wages and the Fight for $15

April 5, 2016
PERI economist Jeanette Wicks-Lim debunks myths that raising the minimum wage will lead to job loss and higher prices for consumers

75 Economists Including 7 Nobel Laureates Endorse Senate Bill to Raise Minimum Wage

January 14, 2014

$10.10 an hour minimum wage increase shows an improvement but is still not a living wage, which would be twice the poverty rate at $12 an hour

Milwaukee County Considers Raising Minimum Wage to $12.45

December 16, 2013

Jeannette Wicks-Lim: Milwaukee Comptroller wrong for assuming raising minimum wage for county employees would cost millions of dollars

Why the GOP Should Not Blame Immigrants for High Unemployment

July 16, 2013

Bob Pollin: Republican-controlled House is split over immigration reform but those against reform should think twice before blaming immigrants for economic slump

Fewer Adults Are Working Than Anytime Since 2001

June 24, 2013

Unemployment is falling, but the fastest growing job markets offer low pay