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Disney Coughs Up $3.8 Million For Violating Minimum Wage Laws

Disney Coughs Up $3.8 Million For Violating Minimum Wage Laws

Walt Disney Co. has agreed to pay $3.8 million in back wages, after a U.S. Department of Labor investigation found the company in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Some 16,339 hotel and time-share management employees will receive a portion of the near $4 million pay out. The Labor Department’s Wage and Hour Division […]

Restaurants Introduce ‘Labor Surcharge’ To Patrons In Lieu Of Minimum Wage Increases

Restaurants Introduce ‘Labor Surcharge’ To Patrons In Lieu Of Minimum Wage Increases

As liberal activists and the “Fight for Fifteen” movement continues to press for an increased minimum wage, the restaurant industry is passing the cost on to consumers in some states. Instead of increasing the price of menu items, many independent and regional chain restaurants are including a surcharge on the bill. The 3 to 4 […]

Commentary: Top 10 Stupidest New Laws in California for 2017

Commentary: Top 10 Stupidest New Laws in California for 2017

By Assemblyman Tim Donnelly I’m not in the habit of complaining at the outset of a column, but I’ve taken on a nearly impossible task — figuring out which, of the hundreds of new California laws about to go into effect, are the stupidest. Don’t laugh.  I’m serious. It’s really, really hard to keep the […]

Leaked email shows Democrats knew that raising the minimum wage would cost jobs

Leaked email shows Democrats knew that raising the minimum wage would cost jobs

Among the slew of private emails WikiLeaks recently released from the Hillary Clinton campaign, click one focused on the Democratic nominee’s proposed $15 federal minimum wage. Apparently her advisers and others in Clinton’s orbit knew that position might not actually be helpful in practice. Related: Leaked email shows how much Hillary Clinton’s campaign feared Rand […]

Head to Head: California’s New $15 Minimum Wage

Head to Head: California’s New $15 Minimum Wage

By Dave Regan California’s New $15 Minimum Wage is Model for Country Once again, California is serving as a model for the nation. In April, Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a $15 minimum wage that is the most progressive – and yet reasonable – in the country. It benefits more than five million workers, […]

Minimum Wage kills small business while another faces layoffs

Minimum Wage kills small business while another faces layoffs

   

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise — WHY THE LEFT-WING SEEMS INSANE (MOSTLY BECAUSE THEY ARE)

L. Neil Smith’s The Libertarian Enterprise — WHY THE LEFT-WING SEEMS INSANE (MOSTLY BECAUSE THEY ARE)

By L. Neil Smith Every single theory, every single notion ever conceived and cherished by the men and women we call liberals — the socialsts who refer to themselves as “Progressives” — and every single program ever derived from them over more than a century, has proven to be wrong-headed, futile, and ultimately destructive to […]

CA set for nation’s highest minimum wage

CA set for nation’s highest minimum wage

Their Own Worst Enemy: Dem Squabble Stalls California Minimum Wage Bill

Their Own Worst Enemy: Dem Squabble Stalls California Minimum Wage Bill

CA wrestles with minimum wage domino effect

CA wrestles with minimum wage domino effect

. Forging ahead with plans to take minimum wages to new highs, California’s San Francisco Bay Area has touched off tit-for-tat increases, deepening fears that the region’s high cost of living has become a business-killer. A growing dilemma “Berkeley’s City Council approved a hike in June 2014 that will lift the minimum wage to $12.53 by […]

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