WASHINGTON, May 19, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Full Disclosure Network presents an exclusive video of "The News Behind The News(TM)" covering the California politics behind crafting legislation mandating its $15 Minimum Wage and particularly how California Governor Jerry Brown and the Los Angeles City Council silenced and ignored opposition voices.
Watch this video forum recorded at Full Disclosure Network's "Critical Issues" Executive Luncheon." The presentation, by Mr. H. Andrew Thornburg featured revealing video clips from City Council hearings and California Governor Jerry Brown's press conference indicating there was a deliberate decision to ignore warnings from experts of possible dire economic consequences in raising the Minimum Wage to $15 per hour. View the full presentation (1hr and preview (3min) at this URL: http://www.fulldisclosure.net/2016/05/full-presentation-on-minimum-wage-law/
VIDEOS REVEAL POLITICS SQUELCHED PUBLIC DISCUSSION
They said it may not make economic sense. They claimed it was the "right thing to do." They ignored the possibility that small businesses might have to lay off workers because of it. And now, Los Angeles has a $15 minimum wage law.
WHY POLITICS STIFLED THE DEBATE
Why did they limit public debate? Was it political? Were our politicians trying to gain election year support by giving lower-income voters a raise? Why did they pass it, in spite of numerous economists who said it could be detrimental to the very people it was trying to help? That's "The News Behind The News."
CRITICAL ISSUES DISCUSSED
Mr. H. Andrew Thornburg holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering with national honors from the University of Wisconsin, an MS Industrial Engineering from UCLA, and an MBA in International Business and Quantitative Analysis from New York University. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School's' Advanced Management Program, was a Carnegie Scholar at Mexico's Monterrey Tec and held a teaching fellowship in manufacturing processes at UCLA.
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