A Great Plan To Destroy Teen Jobs

By Stephen Moore and Joel Griffith, Forbes

The protesters hit the streets again this week in major cities camping in front of fast food stores and demanding a rise in the minimum wage. We don’t know how many of these agitators actually work at the minimum wage and how many are just community organizers, but the political pressure to raise the wage floor is being turned up.

Right-to-work push goes local

By Sean Higgins, The Washington Examiner

Conservatives are starting to push the idea that city and county governments can pass union-restricting right-to-work laws, even though it may not be legal and has been tried only a handful of times in the last 70 years.

Feds should leave Oregon blueberry farmers alone

By Jared Meyer, Statesman Journal

The U.S. Department of Labor has been extorting admissions of employment law violations from American blueberry farmers. Two judges have found that the department’s use of “hot goods” orders for perishable goods to be coercive.

Do Higher Minimum Wages Create More Jobs?

By Liya Palagashvili and Rachel Mace, The Wall Street Journal

Since the release of the May jobs report, President Obama and many in the media have been crowing about new evidence allegedly showing that minimum-wage hikes stimulate job growth.