Now fast forward to 2017. I posted about 8 real life examples of the negative consequences of raising the minimum wage....now we are up to 60.
Harvard: California minimum wage hikes have led to major restaurant closings
The Harvard study centered around the San Fransisco Bay Area, where more than 60 restaurants have closed since last September. Many of the localities have raised their minimum wage even higher than the state’s $10 minimum. San Fransisco’s minimum is $12.25 per hour and will be raised to $15 in July 2018.