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Guess How Much This $12/Hr. Minimum Wage Group is Paying Their Workers

Jeff Dunetz
Written by Jeff Dunetz

If there’s one thing consistent about Liberals it’s their hypocrisy. Like when President Obama lied about the difference in salaries for the same work between a man and a woman, (he forgot to account for the difference in hours worked) and then said Republicans hate women because they aren’t passing legislation to fix the gap—then we found out that men who work for the president get paid more than women for the same job (and hours). Or when the unions who fought so hard, helping to shove Obamacare down our throats were the first to get exemptions.

The latest example is Colorado Families for a Fair Wage, a group trying to raise the state’s minimum wage to $12/hr. They hired people to get petition signatures so a $12 minimum wage referendum can get on the ballot. Funny thing though, twenty four of the people working to get the petition signatures are making LESS than $12/hour.

As reported by the Washington Times:

According to a circulator and wage report filed with the Colorado Secretary of State’s office by proponents of increasing the minimum wage, 24 of the workers collecting signatures to get on the ballot were paid less than $12 an hour. The report was obtained by Keep Colorado Working, the opposition campaign, in an open records request.

But who would do something like that?  Union bosses of course…

Read the rest of the story at Jeff Dunetz’s blog The Lid

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About the author

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff is a Journalist, Blogger and one of the rare Jewish conservatives in a sea of north east liberal Jews (Thanksgiving dinner is a real pip). Jeff was honored with the 2014 Not For Profit Blogger of the Year award by the National Blogger's Club, is editor/publisher of The Lid (Lidblog.com), contributing reporter at MRCTV.org and Political Columnist for the newspaper, The Jewish Star.

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