Cutting wages won’t create jobs : The Hill

By Jack Temple

You know the summer has started when the restaurant industry fires up its annual campaign to blame the minimum wage for the lack of summer job opportunities for teens looking to make some side money.

This year’s effort includes a new highlight: a billboard on West Pico Boulevard in Los Angeles, featuring a jarring image of former child actress Amanda Bynes, suggesting that the distress visible on the celebrity’s face may be a reaction to minimum wage laws that are preventing teens from finding a job this summer.