Min. wage concerns surface
- Will a minimum wage hike benefit the poor? Dilworth, Thomas K. // Fort Worth Business Press;11/26/99, Vol. 12 Issue 31, p19
Focuses on the debate over a minimum wage hike in the United States' post-welfare reform era. Barrier presented by the minimum wage for those lacking education, skills and experience; Limit to the hiring of low-skilled applicants.
- Symposium . DeMint, Jim // Insight on the News;03/13/2000, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p40
Debates on whether the national minimum wage in the United States should be raised. Benefits of welfare reform; Risks of increasing the wage based on welfare reform efforts.
- The minimum-wage issue continues: Should operators fight the increase or let it happen? Thomson // Nation's Restaurant News;09/27/99, Vol. 33 Issue 39, p20
Comments on the minimum wage issue in the United States. Implications to industry; Welfare reform.
- The Flip Side of Welfare Reform. Walters, Jonathan // Governing;Mar2002, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p16
Discusses the issues related to welfare reform in the U.S. as of March 2002. Emergence of poverty- and near-poverty wages; Percentage of former welfare recipients who experienced selected problems in 1998; Arguments taken by the Economic Policy Institute and other liberal advocacy groups about...
- Minimum Wages, Entry-Level Employment and Employees, and the Transition from Welfare to Work. BENNETT, JAMES T. // Journal of Labor Research;Fall99, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p443
Introduces papers in the fall 1999 issue of the `Journal of Labor Research' which address minimum wage, mandated health insurance and the welfare reform program in the United States. Author's opinions on the topics.
- Democratic Agenda Running on Empty. Franc, Mike // Human Events;1/15/2007, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p10
The article reflects on the Democratic policy agenda to raise the minimum wage in the U.S. The Congressional Budget Office confirmed that majority of minimum wage workers live in households with incomes too high to qualify for welfare programs. An immediate 40% wage increase for the working poor...
- Clinton signs critical bills. // Drug Topics;9/2/96, Vol. 140 Issue 17, p7
Presents information on legislation signed into law by United States President Bill Clinton. 90-cents an hour increase in federal minimum wage; Continuation of health insurance coverage for workers who change jobs because of preexisting medical conditions; Elimination of 60-year guarantee of...
- TRUTH ABOUT WHO RECEIVES ASSISTANCE. Smith, Patricia // Moderate Voice;1/2/2016, p1
The article presents the author's views on the public assistance received by various sections of society in the U.S. and the misconception in the minds of people as to who receives public assistance. Topics discussed includes the challenges faced by working people because of low minimum wage,...
- The Free Market Is the Best Antidote to Poverty. Stossel, John // Hit & Run;10/1/2014, p97
The author asserts that having a free market is the best solution to poverty in the U.S. Topics discusses include reasons why the progress made by ex-president Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty has stopped, the contribution of welfare and the minimum wage law on poor people's difficulty in...