• John Locke Update

    Progressive Recommendations Would Harm, Not Help, Hourly Workers

    posted July 22, 2021 by Brian Balfour
    A new report published by a left-wing group included policy recommendations they claim will help hourly workers. The recommendations, however, largely introduce more restrictions, costs, and burdens to hiring hourly workers, which leads to less hiring. A better recipe to help hourly workers would be to peel back layers of government meddling in the labor market, not introduce more layers.
  • John Locke Update

    Minimum Wage Hikes Leave Less-Experienced Workers Behind

    posted October 25, 2018 by Jon Sanders
    The John Locke Foundation’s policy position on the minimum wage concludes with this recommendation: Keep the state minimum wage no higher than the federal minimum wage. Create no greater harm…

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