TITLE

Coerced 'living wage' won't work

AUTHOR(S)
Crompton, Kim
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Business (10756124);1/10/2008, Vol. 23 Issue 2, pA8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article supports the conclusion made by the Washington Policy Center study, "A National Movement Hits Close to Home: The Living Wage Proposal Comes to Washington State." According to the author, the study got it right when it claimed that forcing a certain class of employers in Washington state to pay their workers more money is a poor way to try to create more living wage jobs.
ACCESSION #
28680779

 

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