What Did Congress Expect When It Made Unemployment Worth $15.45 an Hour?

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    What Did Congress Expect When It Made Unemployment Worth $15.45 an Hour?

    NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE O n March 5, eight Senate Democrats joined all 50 Senate Republicans to reject an amendment that would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour over the next few years. The $15 minimum wage would kill jobs in many places in the country, the eight Senate Democrats reasoned, and there was data to back them up: According to a report from the Congressional Budget Office, raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour would likely mean 1 million fewer American jobs in the year 2025.

    Yet at the very same time that those eight Senate Democrats opposed raising the minimum …

    Published at Tue, 25 May 2021 20:03:05 +0000

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