Arizona Supreme Court unanimously rejects minimum wage challenge | Local news | tucson.com

The Arizona Supreme Court has rejected a challenge to a minimum wage increase approved by voters in the November election. Tuesday’s brief order from the high court says the seven justices unanimously rejected the challenge from the Arizona Chamber of Continue reading Arizona Supreme Court unanimously rejects minimum wage challenge | Local news | tucson.com

Attorney General Sessions Hates Immigrants Pulling Down Wages 

America’s new top prosecutor, Jeff Sessions, has said the US must bring an end to illegal immigration, as he was sworn in at the White House. The US attorney general said: “We need to end this lawlessness that threatens the Continue reading Attorney General Sessions Hates Immigrants Pulling Down Wages 

11,200 College Students Abandoned with Arizona’s Increased Minimum-Wage

While many are applauding or criticizing Arizona’s new minimum wage, one group has been largely left out of the conversation: thousands of students at the three state universities. About 11,200 students from Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and University Continue reading 11,200 College Students Abandoned with Arizona’s Increased Minimum-Wage

Goldwater Institute Asks Court to Throw Out Arizona Minimum Wage Law That Doesn’t Apply to Unionized Companies | Goldwater Institute

Last November Arizona voters approved a law mandating an increase in the minimum wage and new time-off benefits that was supposed to help “all Arizonans employed by any employer in Arizona.” But the initiative included an explicit loophole for one Continue reading Goldwater Institute Asks Court to Throw Out Arizona Minimum Wage Law That Doesn’t Apply to Unionized Companies | Goldwater Institute

What Puerto Rico Can Teach Us About the Minimum Wage | Mises Wire

When the minimum wage is increased, the private sector is responsible for finding the means to actually pay for these increases. Though many companies will be forced to raise prices in order to continue operating within their profit margins, some might be left with no choice but to lay Continue reading What Puerto Rico Can Teach Us About the Minimum Wage | Mises Wire

Tucson businesses grapple with minimum-wage increase | Local news | tucson.com

Businesses across the state are grappling with the anticipated costs and ripple effects of Proposition 206, which will raise Arizona’s current $8.05-per-hour minimum wage to $10 in 2017, and to $12 by 2020. Under the law, more than 700,000 Arizonans Continue reading Tucson businesses grapple with minimum-wage increase | Local news | tucson.com

Court ruling allows Arizona’s minimum wage hike to take effect Sunday | Business News | tucson.com

More than 700,000 Arizonans will get a wage hike beginning Sunday. Without comment the state Supreme Court on Thursday morning rejected a last-ditch bid by the business community to delay the effect of Proposition 206. That measure, approved earlier this Continue reading Court ruling allows Arizona’s minimum wage hike to take effect Sunday | Business News | tucson.com