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Chamber Chief Cautions Over National $15 Minimum Wage

Jan. 10, 2019, 6:46 PM

A $15 minimum wage might halt some of the progress that immigration reform and more worker training initiatives could bring to the nation’s economy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Thomas Donohue said Jan. 10.

“States have raised minimum wages and the one thing that is very clear is that the cost of living and the economy in different states are clearly different,” Donohue said. “If you get a $15 minimum wage in California or New York or some of those states it’s one thing, but if you start to do it all throughout the middle of the country there will...

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