Wait, more money for doing the same thing is not helping?

SEATTLE SEES UNEXPECTED FALLOUT FROM $15 PER HOUR MIN. WAGE

by WARNER TODD HUSTON 24 Jul 2015 Seattle, WA

…many have suddenly found that the new rate has had unexpected consequences.

Some workers across the city are left telling bosses to give them fewer hours at the higher wage because a full week’s earnings now puts them past the threshold for some welfare payments such as food stamps and assistance with rent.

Of course, one of the things that supporters of the higher wage said was that they wanted to help lift min. wage workers out of poverty and welfare.

So another law that didn’t do what the legislators wanted it to do?  Shocking! Just sayin…

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