With Joe Biden in the White House and the Democrats controlling both houses of Congress, it looks increasingly like we’re going to get a $15 per hour federal minimum wage.

Wage controls are not only bad economics; they are yet another unconstitutional federal power grab. And no – the commerce clause doesn’t authorize it.

For Further Reading

The Commerce Clause

Claiming Almost Everything is “Commerce”

The Commerce Clause: Not a Micromanaging Tool

Commerce Power: “To Regulate,” not “Prohibit”

The Meaning of the Commerce Power and Congress’s and the Courts’ Use (And Abuse) Of It

Mike Maharrey