When neighboring states have different minimum wages, how does it affect employment? Do jobs go away when the wage rises? Do higher wages attract workers?
Infographic from PolicyMap Shows Impact of Census Tract Boundary Changes Drive into any US town and you’ll see the famous population sign. Whether it’s a metropolitan city with a population in the millions or a small farming community populated with more animals than people, the numbers we see on those signs are merely a suggestion. […]
Since so many people are talking about the role the minimum wage plays on the economy and its workers, we added it to PolicyMap.
Food industry employees are notoriously underpaid. Service workers who receive tips are often paid below the minimum wage, with the expectation that the difference will be made up in tips.