Minimum-Wage Hikes: The Path to Poverty for Poor People

By Chantal Lovell, Nevada Business
Presumably, State Senator Tick Segerblom thinks his proposal to increase the minimum wage to $15-per-hour in Nevada would be beneficial. After all, it sounds appealing to double the pay of fast-food workers and other entry-level workers with one wave of the government’s mandate wand.

Compulsory Unionism Drives Away Breadwinners

National Right to Work Committee

Because, as a group, they already have plenty of work experience, but are still able to put in a lot of hours on the job, the 84.2 million Americans who were aged 35-54 in 2013 are commonly characterized by economists as being in their “peak earning years.”

Lawsuit challenges teachers’ compulsory dues

By John Fensterwald, edsource.org

Vergara v. State of California, threatening teacher protection laws in California, has consumed the attention of the California Teachers Association. But another lawsuit working its way through the courts is striking at the core of the CTA’s power: its authority to automatically deduct hundreds of millions of dollars a year in dues from the paychecks of both members and non-members.