Arguments Against Minimum Wage Research Paper

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Argument against Minimum Wage Claim:  Raising the minimum wage could lead to bigger problems. Support:  The US would lose 500,000 jobs (Congressional Budget Office report, Economist and public policy experts )  Increased consumer prices, driven by companies offsetting increased labor cost (Econo-mist and public policy experts).  A possibility higher minimum wage would attract more experience workers that would stay in a low paying wage longer, which makes young people and other people with lim-ited work experience not land entry-level jobs (Economist and public policy experts). Backing:  Some think it will make skilled workers comfortable and stay where they are, and not want work their way up the pay grade. According to Allen Sanderson

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