Wage would hurt black teens
Employment Policies Institute Minimum Wage: Teen
The new minimum wage prohibited black youths from entering the labor market, harming their long run employment potential. Before the FLSA, the blackwhite unemployment gap was insignificant, never permanently exceeding 1 percent. But since the introduction of the minimum wage, the gap has increased.
Minimum wage hikes hurt women, blacks - WND
Two labor economists report that when the minimum wage increases, Black teens suffer disproportionate dismissals. Published May 12, 2011 It is no surprise that Black teens, 16 to 19years old, are disproportionately unemployed.
Black Teens Are Fired When the Minimum Wage Rises - BETcom
A comparison of the threestage increase in the minimum wage with the jobless rate for teens age 16 to 19 since 2007 reveals the following: The first increase, to 5. 85 from 5. 15, came after a decade of no increases, and when the overall jobless rate was below 5 percent and the teen rate was 14. 9 percent.