Daily Archive for September 12th, 2010

Minimum Wage, Maximum Farce

By Raffique Shah
September 11, 2010

TrinidadiansLET us be realistic about this burning issue of the minimum wage: no employer who is worthy of being called an entrepreneur pays anyone in his establishment $9 an hour. Put another way, no worker worth his or her sweat, however desperate she may be, would work for eight hours to take home $72. He would be better off hustling on the sidewalk, picking pockets, or robbing others of their valuables.
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