What if businesses decide their workers are worth $15 an hour?  What then?

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  • 1 month ago

    If a business can afford to pay their staff 15.00 an hour and still make a profit and stay in business , ..good.  But if they have to fire two people in order to keep one at 15.00 and hour.. then this isn't good! Should not be forced into it by Big Brother!

  • 1 month ago

    Well, then I guess as others note, they would either give their workers a raise (if they are earning less than $15), or try to implement a pay cut (if their workers earn more). 

    If it represents an increase, that would be fine. If it represents a decrease, people might quit or at least be unhappy. 

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    I don't understand the question (you OK?). Is it a raise or a pay cut? What is the occupation? Is this a union job? Is this a minimum wage question? Are you high, a dipsomaniac, strunk, mentally challenged or what? My advice to you, stop insulting our intelligence as if we can read your mind. I'll make a guess because I love to help.

    "The 7 Most Dangerous Myths About A $15 Minimum Wage"

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/timworstall/2015/08/0...

  • Jeff D
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Then that's what they'll pay.  It's up to the businesses to decide.

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  • 1 month ago

    they might get paid that much

  • 1 month ago

    Whenever people have money, the cost of housing increases to take it away.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Say goodbye to the small businesses if that happens... 

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