Author Archives: Hans Bader

About Hans Bader

Hans Bader, a former Competitive Enterprise Institute scholar, is an attorney living in Northern Virginia.

How to Cripple Small Business With One Easy Law

Anti-discrimination legislation under consideration by the Virginia state Senate would shrink the value of the state’s economy and fundamentally alter its business climate. Senate Bill 868, introduced by Sen. Adam Ebbin, D-Alexandria, would subject even small businesses to unlimited compensatory … Continue reading

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Big Minimum Wage Increase Bad for Workers

It doesn’t make sense to ban jobs that pay a living wage, just because an employer can’t afford to pay a still higher wage. But that is what a $15 minimum wage does in regions where living costs and wages … Continue reading

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