City’s Foolhardy Move On Minimum Wage By Matt Wolfe
This article was published by The Philadelphia Daily News. Click here to read the article on the publisher’s website.
THERE ARE 2,565 municipalities in Pennsylvania. Only one has a law that raises the minimum wage above that set by the federal and state governments.
Can you guess which municipality is the ONLY one with a local law that raises the minimum wage? Go ahead. Take a stab at it. If you guessed Philadelphia, you get a gold star.
Welcome to the recently enacted “Philadelphia 21st Century Minimum Wage Standard.” This impressive-sounding ordinance is another instance of City Council and Mayor Street putting politics over good government and pandering to special-interest groups.
It simply makes it more expensive to do business in Philadelphia. Read More