Easing the Pain: Let States Opt Out of a Minimum Wage Hike
Publication Date: January 2007
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): James Sherk
Keywords: Labor; increase; Paygo
Coverage: United States
Giving states the ability to keep their minimum wages at levels appropriate to local conditions would minimize the toll that a higher minimum wage would exact on low-income workers.