Saturday, May 14, 2011

Mandated wage hikes hurt low-wage workers - Opinion - The Orange County Register

I provide location advice for owners and occupants of industrial buildings in Southern California. Jerry Schumacher provides some editorial perspective on how minimum wage hikes as contemplated by California AB 10 will actually hurt small business.

According to Mr. Schumacher...

"I started U.S. Technical, a small business located in Fullerton 17 years ago. We currently employ over 20 people prior to 2010 we were at 38 employees. I know how an increase in the minimum wage impacts an employer. If labor costs increase, and continue to increase, then employers will have to recalibrate their labor costs and their budgets and try and stay competitive with not only the rest of the national market but in the world market."

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Mandated wage hikes hurt low-wage workers - Opinion - The Orange County Register