What happens when politicians decide they are in a better position than business owners to know how much workers should be paid? We don’t have to guess. Cities like Seattle and New York have already done so with their $15/hour minimum wage mandates. Simone Barron, a lifelong restaurant worker, recounts how “helping” her impacted her wallet, her career, and her life.
Many people believe the only path to higher wages is to put in more work hours, but there are actually many economic factors that go into deciding the number on each worker’s paycheck. Watch this short video to learn more!