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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

Seriously? That's what communist systems do and then it's not private industry.

Sep 27, 2017 06:11 AM
Debe Maxwell, CRS | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

Absolutely not! 

Sep 27, 2017 06:44 AM
Fred Griffin Tallahassee Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

      The Federal government is our greatest threat to Freedom... that's why the Constitution limits its power.

Sep 27, 2017 10:54 AM
Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

NO, of course not. Government should largely stay the hell out of our lives. They work for us, and we will call them when there is a natural disaster or potholes in the highways. We do not need Nanny Fed in our beezwax--and that goes for its incestuous li'l cousin Nanny State.

Sep 27, 2017 09:40 AM
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

What's that smell?  Did someone open the sewer grate?  Oh no, wait... it's a shit idea!


Seriously though, that goes against everything this country and capitalisim is founded upon.  Regulate wages and you'll see effort drop to the bare minimum.  When I was at Guitar Center's corporate office one year in a town hall meeting (mid year) they told everyone "there will be no raises this year OR next year."  Man, the entire row I was sitting in (including myself) were on right as that sentence finished.  You could see people saying and thinking "Well shit, guess I'll just do enough work NOT to get fired."  Yeah, that's what regulated pay will get you.

Sep 27, 2017 09:25 AM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker


Sep 27, 2017 06:18 AM
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Yes if one lives in a communist country.

Sep 27, 2017 06:00 AM
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

the government is having a difficult time getting out of its own way.... 

Sep 27, 2017 05:49 AM
Susan Haughton
Long and Foster REALTORS (703) 470-4545 - Alexandria, VA
Susan & Mindy Team...Honesty. Integrity. Results.

Are you intentionally trying to cause a riot here?  



Sep 27, 2017 10:41 AM
Dave Halpern
Keller Williams Realty Louisville East (502) 664-7827 - Louisville, KY
Louisville Short Sale Expert

Not in the USA. Other countries... how's that working out for them?

Sep 27, 2017 07:52 AM
Richard Bazinet /MBA, CRS, ABR
West USA Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Phoenix Scottsdale. Sellers, Buyers & Relocations

Are you frigging kidding me? Are you turning into a communist? BTW, what does this have to do with real estate??

Sep 27, 2017 07:10 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Absolutely not!  

Sep 27, 2017 06:49 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

I am not in favor of the government morons doing anything. And, so far have not been disappointed except for their behavior.

Sep 27, 2017 06:38 AM
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

Absolutely not. A free market should determine what an employee will make. Want to make more,  learn a trade, go to college, work at a job doing good work and nove up through the ranks. Everyone can not start at the top. What happened to being rewarded for hard work?

Sep 27, 2017 05:58 AM
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

No. I don't BUT in some ways they do through taxes Nathan Gesner .

Sep 27, 2017 11:30 AM
William Feela
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

No, we already have unions doing that.

Sep 27, 2017 09:47 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Definitely not

Sep 27, 2017 09:03 AM
John Meussner
Mason-McDuffie Mortgage, Conventional Loans, Jumbo Loans, FHA, 203(k), USDA, VA, - Walnut Creek, CA
#MortgageMadeEasy Walnut Creek, CA 484-680-4852

Well there are very few private industries, so I have mixed feelings.  I love pure capitalism, but that's not what we have --- we have "private" companies heavily subsidized on taxpayer dollars, and for them, yes, I think there should be a limit on them getting rich on our backs.

Sep 27, 2017 09:02 AM
Joe D'Agostino
NMLS# 729950 - Manahawkin, NJ
Mortgage Officer 46 years!

Never. You should see what  effect the Dodd-Frank Amendment has on Loan Officers. How would you like the government mandate the maximum percentage you could charge as a commission. That is basically what Dodd-Frank did to the mortgage industry.  Free enterprise and capitalism is the only system that works. They talk about China and Russia, they are more capitalistic  then any time in their history.

Sep 27, 2017 08:56 AM
Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

This is a very broad question.  In general, my response is no. 

Sep 27, 2017 06:38 AM
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Thre should always be checks and balances in regulations but I think this is where stockholders should take the lead.

Sep 27, 2017 06:27 AM
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Private NO. On state, city or fed yes especially the over-time & pensions

Sep 27, 2017 06:14 AM
Greg Cremia
Shore Realty of the Outer Banks - Nags Head, NC

They already do! There is a minimum wage, overtime pay after 40 hours, mandatory breaks and work conditions are monitored. Some of this is federal and some is state. It is amazing how everybody who has posted so far don't see these rules as goverment regulation.

Sep 28, 2017 04:33 AM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

No, I think that min wage laws cause more damage than they help.  A lot of mid level employees being held down so that the employer can afford to pay those who are earning their pay.

Sep 27, 2017 06:56 PM
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Lend Smart Mortgage, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Not a chance, except for pro sports players. Paid too much and then they try to think. And you can add Hollyweird actors and yes, actresses to the mix.

Sep 27, 2017 08:27 AM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

You need to be more specific for good responses.

Sep 27, 2017 05:57 AM
Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
Making Realty Dreams a Reality #WeWillGetYouHome

Why they can't regulate their own spending and are already deciding when they deserve increases... Hands Up How Many Vote To Increase Your Own Pay? LOL

Jan 06, 2018 07:42 PM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

I would say I am against that,

Oct 01, 2017 08:02 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

No, the government already has its fingers into too much.

Sep 29, 2017 06:37 AM
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Nathan Gesner - I am sure they have already thought of this - and it did not work.....

Sep 28, 2017 10:46 PM
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I think they have the right to set minimums and also ensure adequate working conditions.  You may want to research back into the early 1900's to read about the child labor, deaths and injuries from poor working conditions and sweatshops.

Sep 28, 2017 05:48 AM
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel


Sep 28, 2017 05:43 AM
Sybil Campbell
Long and Foster REALTORS® 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia - Williamsburg, VA
REALTOR® ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia

No!  Then we would not have a free enterprise system!

Sep 28, 2017 12:22 AM
Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

The government is in a mess for trying to overregulate so many things you would think they would learn. Of course they should stay out of it.

Sep 27, 2017 05:32 PM
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

Equifax  AU parachute fee...

Sep 27, 2017 07:07 AM
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Please provide an example.

Does not $15 an hour min wage respond to your question? Be aware, if it were lawful, many companies would love to compel $3 an hr minimal wage and sleep well at night.  Those in the less glamorous service industries battle variants of this on a daily basis. I know that when I can have sod laid for 40 cents a square, some illegal is making $3 an hour.

How about Gov regulating the pay of leaders of those organization promoted as Not for Profit. 

Better still, gov should regulate the pay of gov employees who exit their elected or appointed public service positions to work for the very industry they aided while in gov service.

Let's not get me started on the pay of the criminal half-way houses known as college football and their head coaches.

Ok, now it's time to take a knee. 

Sep 27, 2017 06:03 AM