Why aren't employers in the USA paying $22 an hour minimum wage and not $7.50?
The Democrat Senator Elizabeth Warren suggested that companies in America should pay more and increase the minimum wage to an equitable salary or more like $22 an hour. So is she right? Or would it ruin businesses or would companies just pass the cost on to their customers? What do you think?
Well, then folks would be paying $20 for a Big Mac. Which in itself wouldn't be such a bad thing because they're bad for us. Companies would pass the cost on, and they would also cut benefits as well as holiday and sick pay right after they lay off half their employees.
What you would have is businesses going under because they could not afford to meet that high hourly wage. There is no doubt people deserve a decent wage, but it just isn't that simple. If employers pass that much of a cost off to their customers - where is the gain? Higher wages, but then all expenses would go up so the person suddenly making $22 an hour would find they are paying more for all products they purchase - because all business owners are paying higher wages.
It is a catch 22
That all sounds well and good and looks good on paper. The problem is Democrat senators that want to keep raising taxes instead of paying the bills we already have. The money has to come from somewhere. The government control of everything is what is causing these problems we are having. America was never intended to be a socialist state. We are a republic set up to get away from government tyranny. Remember the Revolution of 1776? Obama wants us to go back to the European style of government we fought against to be FREE.
If government would allow business to run themselves and not try to force government controls of everything -- or down our throats, we would be better off as a nation...
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