This article appeared online at TheNewAmerican.com on Monday, April 4, 2016:
Today (Monday) California Governor Jerry Brown will sign a bill raising the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour, the first state to do so. The law will do it in stages over the next six years so that the unemployment impact won’t be so severe. In the next couple of weeks, legislation that has passed the New York legislature also raising that state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour is expected to be signed into law as well.
Unions and others pushing the “Fight for $15” policy are now gearing up to push the $15 minimum wage on other states, such as