Earlier this month, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio applauded the beginning of 2019 for marking the start of a city-wide $15 minimum wage:
This week the minimum wage in New York City increased to $15 an hour — and it wouldn't have happened without the working people who make this city run every single day demanding a raise they deserve. pic.twitter.com/zIlbSfTVA5
— Mayor Bill de Blasio (@NYCMayor) January 5, 2019
According to early reports, something is happening that might only come as a shock to liberals:
*UNEXPECTEDLY* — NYC Restaurants Cut Staff and Worker Hours Due to New $15 Minimum Wage https://t.co/AEjp2AZsr1
— Mike LaChance (@MikeLaChance33) January 20, 2019
Who could have possibly seen that coming?
New York $15 Min Wage
– 75% of full-service restaurants to cut employee hours
– 47% to eliminate jobs
– 87% to raise priceshttps://t.co/tLGd1301cy
— Matthew Lau (@matlau10) January 18, 2019
They’re from the government and they’re here to help!
Gee who didnt see this coming.
— Brent Morrow (@morrow2188) January 20, 2019
— winflop (@Winflop) January 20, 2019
This is happening all across the country. What did everyone think would happen? Socialism doesn't work and has never worked. https://t.co/V1PQyWKCzI
— Peter (@PETORIA_) January 20, 2019
And congressional Democrats say it’s time to take that to the entire country:
Democratic lawmakers are expected this afternoon to unveil a bill that would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour–more than double the current wagehttps://t.co/8ZXpXEntxL
— CBS MoneyWatch (@CBSMoneyWatch) January 16, 2019
They won’t stop “helping” until nobody has a job.