Mexican farmers on strike: Avocado prices in US soaring

Mexican farmers on strike: Avocado prices in US soaring

Avocado imports from Mexico, which tend to Increase this time of year, have plunged, sending US prices for the fruit soaring. The reason is a strike by Mexican growers who are demanding higher pay and holding back avocados. According to the San Francisco Chronicle the fall in supply of avocados have driven up wholesale prices […]

Minimum wage raise would lead to higher prices and fewer jobs; says Business groups

Minimum wage raise would lead to higher prices and fewer jobs; says Business groups

Another study says raising New York state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour would increment pay for a large number of laborers by an aggregate of $15 billion and have the best effect on ladies and minorities in the workforce. But not all are happy with the new resolution. Business groups say a higher minimum […]