Labor’s Minimum Wage Mayhem

By Sean Redmond, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Labor unions and their worker center allies have garnered a fair amount of attention in recent months, with made-for-media protests against large retailers and fast food companies in a quest for inflated wages and benefits.

Why Detroit’s fast food strike is a charade

By Richard Berman, The Detroit News

On Thursday, union organizers and a handful of disgruntled fast-food employees in Detroit are joining hands with fellow travelers in other cities (and countries) to protest large restaurant chains and demand a $15 minimum wage. These demonstrations are misleadingly being called “strikes” by their organizers.