Corporate gunsel Rick Berman, memorably profiled as Dr. Evil on 60 Minutes in 2007, is front-and-center in the minimum wage battle now being, er, waged at the state and federal level.
From Tuesday’s New York Times:
Fun fact to know and tell: The Employment Policies Institute, which paid for the ad, is a front group established by Berman’s lobbying firm on behalf of the restaurant, hotel, alcoholic beverage and tobacco industries, according to the liberal Center for Media and Democracy’s SourceWatch.
Which makes minimum wage.com a Potemkin website.
Although you’re welcome to visit it anytime.
Apparently the current minimum wage causes jobs to move east. Very far east.
“Gunsel”? What would Raymond Chandler say?
“Let’s call Hammett and get a drink.”