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“If an employer can’t pay a ‘living wage’ they shouldn’t be in business” – As Forepaugh’s Restaurant in St. Paul closes, activists get their way

When $15 minimum wage activists acknowledge that it will cause job losses, they often resort to arguing that "If an employer can't pay a 'living wage' they shouldn't be in business". The closure of Forepaugh's Restaurant is where that attitude leads. ...

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The details of minimum wage laws show why they are so harmful

Large businesses in Saint Paul are already paying their workers at least $15ph and raising the city's minimum wage has always been about raising costs for the city's small businesses. Slowing the increase for these businesses is a sign that, whatever they might say, Saint Paul's policymakers realize that it will have very real costs. If only they would be honest about it.  ...

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