by Jae Wasson
Posted 7/24/15, 09:38 am
Maybe New York’s fast-food workers shouldn’t be celebrating their new $15 minimum wage. While advocates for a higher minimum wage say it will help workers, conservative economists warn not all will benefit.
The same day the state of New York announced its new minimum wage for fast-food workers, the University of California system also announced it will start paying all employees at least $15 an hour.
The raises come amid a growing movement to increase wages for low-skilled workers.