Fight For 15 Wins KU Med Center

There's always a price for progress but a local healthcare power player seems committed to providing social justice along with life saving care.

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Raising minimum wage to $15 would cost 1.4 million jobs, CBO says

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Kansas hospital announces minimum wage of $15 per hour

MISSION, Kan. - A Kansas City, Kansas, hospital has raised its minimum hourly wage to $15. The University of Kansas Health System said in a news release that the change took effect Sunday and will be reflected in paychecks beginning March 5.

Comments

Anonymous said…
Guess they'll raise the price of an aspirin to $100 now.
Anonymous said…
Aspirin is already $100.
Anonymous said…
Ku Med center won't be paying those wages, sick people and taxpayers will be paying it.
Anonymous said…
The Congressional Budget Office said that $15 an hour will cost 1.5 million job losses and you can plan on higher prices for everything.
Anonymous said…
Ok, it might cost 1.4 million jobs, but these are people the government should be able to hire back, so in the end it will cost nobody their job.
Anonymous said…
Ku will just raise the price of everything they do because they aren’t about to lose money and then nobody can afford to go to the hospital, brilliant!
Buck said…
Think about it. 16 year old kid bagging groceries will earn the same as a Hospital worker. WTF?
Anonymous said…
After this takes effect, just don't try to call a nurse to your room to get help to the bathroom at 3 a.m.
Anonymous said…
@2:13 and still mash the shit out of your loaf of bread.
Tab said…
Its easy to do when you cheat the taxpayers calling every little sniffle a covid case.