In yet another attack on the minimum wage, New York Times Economix blogger Casey Mulligan argues that the failure of part-time employment to continue to increase at the end of 2009 is proof that the July 2009 minimum wage increase prevented 800,000 part-time jobs from being created.
Co-written with David Reeves.
As New Year’s Day approaches, here’s wishing you a Happy New Year 2001! That’s right, 2001. With wages stuck at 2001 levels, it’s been a lost decade for working families.
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