Maryland March 3, 2023

Maryland’s Anti-Tip Credit Bill Is A “Bad Economic Deal” for Tipped Workers

This week, the Maryland Senate Finance Committee heard public testimony regarding SB 803, which would eliminate Maryland’s tip credit and raise the hourly base wage for tipped restaurant workers by over 300 percent. The hearing was filled with current restaurant employees and restaurant owners who explained how the bill…
Maryland February 17, 2023

Maryland Is The Next Target for Unprecedented Wage Hikes

Maryland Governor Wes Moore is leading the charge to accelerate raising the state‚Äôs minimum wage, claiming he wants it to increase when inflation does throughout his campaign. But regional inflation data shows growth in the statutory minimum wage has already surpassed the rate of inflation. State lawmakers are…
state May 21, 2015

A City Known for Its Lost Jobs?

EPI placed a full-page ad in the Kansas City Edition of USA Today warning residents about the potential ramifications of raising the city’s minimum wage by 96% to $15 an hour. The ad implies that a $15 minimum wage would lead Kansas City to be known as much…