Category: Minimum Wage

Who earns the minimum wage? It’s not who you’d guess!

By Matt Rooney _ As we debate hiking New Jersey’s minimum wage to $15 per hour, Save Jerseyans, it’s worth remember WHO actually earns the minimum wage which will hit $8.85 on January 1, 2019 unless the legislature and Governor Phil Read More

Repeat after me, N.J. GOP legislators: the Left will never love you! | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ Here’s the current situation, Save Jerseyans: (1) Governor Phil Murphy wants a $15 minimum wage ASAP. In a couple of years tops.  (2) Legislative Democrats aligned with the majority leadership want it phased-in for most workers Read More

The natural opposition to a $15 minimum wage for N.J. is divided

TRENTON, NJ — Next summer? Jersey Jersey small business owners may need to pay teenagers $15 per hour to flip burgers, sweep floors, and hawk sunglasses on our state’s boardwalks. Thousands of workers in all 21 counties may find their hours Read More

For the Sake of N.J.’s Working Poor, Don’t Raise the Minimum Wage | Johnson

By Matthew Johnson _ Living below the poverty line is difficult, even in the wealthiest country in the world. For low-skilled workers, the prospect of earning less than $100 for a day’s labor may seem daunting. However, the alternative is Read More

Phil Murphy’s Grand Vision: Minimum Wages And Minimum Employment

By Matt Rooney _ Nothing is sadder than watching far-Left loons like Phil Murphy talk hard-working people out of prosperity, Save Jerseyans. Check this out: Raising the minimum wage to $15/hour is not only good for workers – it's good Read More

‘Don’t Raise Our Costs. Please’ – NJ Manufacturers Make Case to Lawmakers

The New Jersey manufacturing industry cannot find enough skilled labor to fill jobs – which is ironic since the state’s unemployment rate continues to lag the national jobless average. That problem has drawn the attention of state lawmakers, and they’ve Read More