The effect of the sharply rising minimum wage has been sharply rising joblessness among Seattle’s low-wage workers.
In three of the world’s richest countries, average real wages are lower today than they were in 2010.
For every 10 per cent increase in the minimum wage, youth employment drops by three to six per cent.
Since 2003, manufacturing sales in Ontario have remained essentially unchanged yet increased by 20 per cent in B.C.
The market moves for millions of reasons having to do with the calculations of millions of people.
The government-owned chain is the only Ontario retailer to sell spirits.
The total number of low-wage jobs declined by 6.8 per cent.
Most minimum wage earners in Ontario are not the primary or sole earner in their household.
Long and uncertain permit timelines can have led to fewer new housing units being built in Vancouver.
Some workers may be uncomfortable publicly voting for or against unionization.