The Case Against Raising the Minimum Wage with Avik Roy
In his 2014 State of the Union address, President Obama called for a higher federal minimum wage, telling Congress it is time to “give America a raise.” 92Y American Conversation spoke with those on both sides of the issue.
Manhattan Institute senior fellow and Forbes opinion editor Avik Roy argues against a higher federal minimum wage, saying businesses would be forced to lay off workers and consumer prices would go up. Find out what he proposes instead.
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