Statement on Fight for $15 minimum wage charade

Statement on Fight for $15 minimum wage charade

DENVER—Advancing Colorado Executive Director released the following statement on the Fight for $15 minimum wage charade that has already gained traction this legislative session:

“The real minimum wage is zero. The Fight for $15 warriors don’t understand basic economics and should really be called the Fight for Robots, or the Fight for Unemployment, because they are literally fighting to annihilate jobs for low-skill workers who depend on their jobs. We have seen across the country people fighting for minimum wage hikes who deliberately ignore the real ramifications of such policies. These hikes hurt the most vulnerable workers in our country and harm minority communities and small businesses. Lawmakers this session would be wise to shoot down any advancement of this ideology to protect Coloradans from this economically suicidal mission.”

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