Minimum Wage

  On Thursday May 6, the Bloomberg market wrap up noted that the Dow closed at a record high and that economists were predicting one-million new jobs for Friday’s new job report.  They missed.  By a lot.  

Mountain Money - March 22, 2021

Mar 22, 2021

Last week Mountain Money focused on one element of the proposed minimum wage legislation, the elimination of the tipped minimum wage. (1:33) This morning, Michael Strain, Director of Economic Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute joined Mountain Money to discuss how a $15 minimum wage may harm workers.

Mountain Money - March 15, 2021

Mar 15, 2021

Over the next couple of weeks, Mountain Money will explore some of the implications of the proposed minimum wage increase from different perspectives. This morning, (1:06) NPR Marketplace reporter Jasmine Garsd joins us to talk about how the end of slavery led to two different minimum wages.

(24:55) Miles Hanson, President and CEO of World Trade Center Utah joins us to talk about how they help Utah businesses succeed globally.