Michael Saltsman

How minimum wage will be played in the 2016 presidential election

Michael Saltsman joins Jim Blasingame to report on the political football called minimum wage and how the Democrats will use it as a cynical wedge issue against Republicans.

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Michael Saltsman joins Jim Blasingame to report on the minimum wage increase currently in the reconciliation bill, and that the CBO found that it would put more people out of work than would get a raise.
Michael Saltsman joins Jim Blasingame to report on the current $1.9 trillion reconciliation bill and whether a $15 minimum wage increase is likely to be in it when it clears Congress and goes the president.
Michael Saltsman joins Jim Blasingame to report that the marketplace is working to the benefit of companies and employees through supply and demand, and therefore, a minimum wage increase would hurt more people than it would help.
Michael Saltsman and Holly Sklar join Jim Blasingame to debate whether the Digital Age is helping or hurting the argument for raising the minimum wage.
Michael Saltsman and Holly Sklar join Jim Blasingame to debate the issues – good and bad – about having a national minimum wage of $15 per hour, including the macro-economic impact, as well as the micro-impact on employees and small employers.