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Lawsuit challenges Seattle’s $15 minimum wage
Associated Press ^
| Jun 11, 8:20 PM EDT
| Gene Johnson
Posted on 06/12/2014 1:15:02 AM PDT by Olog-hai
A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday challenges Seattles adoption of what would be the nations highest minimum wage as unfair to small franchises. [
In a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Seattle, the International Franchise Association, a Washington, D.C.-based business group, said the ordinance unfairly and irrationally discriminates against interstate commerce generally, and small businesses that operate under the franchise business model specifically.
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TOPICS: Business/Economy; News/Current Events; US: Washington
KEYWORDS: lawsuit; minimumwage; seattle; socialism
posted on 06/12/2014 1:15:02 AM PDT
posted on 06/12/2014 2:11:55 AM PDT
Interesting these libtard whack job groups think we should follow the more enlightened and evolved europeans, who were saved in 3 wars (1, 2, cold) by we neantalthal americans, until we point out europe has voter id and no minimum wage laws.
posted on 06/12/2014 3:18:13 AM PDT
by bravo whiskey
(We should not fear our government. Our government should fear us.)
$15/hr is one way to avoid the underclass. Who would hire illiterate mexicans or blacks when they can hire college trained whites for $15/hr.
Dr. Walter E. Williams can explain it better than I...
To: Born to Conserve
It’s funny you should mention that. I heard an interview on Bloomberg Radio last year with an economist who made that exact point. He said the whole push towards a higher minimum wage is intended to provide a half-decent living to capable, competent people in the middle-age group up to retirement age who have been left permanently unemployed by economic circumstances and/or collapses of their own industries.
posted on 06/12/2014 3:34:43 AM PDT
by Alberta's Child
("What in the wide, wide world of sports is goin' on here?")
posted on 06/12/2014 5:56:51 AM PDT
by Hotlanta Mike
(Â‘You can avoid reality, but you canÂ’t avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.Â’)
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