How tax reform is keeping promise ‘fight for $15’ couldn’t

How tax reform is keeping promise ‘fight for $15’ couldn’t

As the union-backed “Fight for $15” movement has sought to enact mandatory minimum-wage increases in states and localities across the country, tax reform seems to have spurred wage growth using a different approach. On the day President Donald Trump signed the sweeping tax-reform law, the New Jersey-based OceanFirst Financial Corp. issued a press release announcing […]

SEIU funnels cash to Astroturf fight for $15 movement

SEIU funnels cash to Astroturf fight for $15 movement

By Bill McMorris / Washington Free Beacon One of the nation’s most politically powerful unions spent about $20 million agitating for the $15 minimum wage in industries it hopes to unionize, according to a new report. The Center for Union Facts, a labor watchdog, analyzed federal labor filings from Service Employees International Union and found […]