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Minimum Wage Hike: Will There Be More Jobs or Less? Minimum Wage Hike: Will There Be More Jobs or Less?
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According to a recent ABC News/Washington Post poll conducted by Langer Research Associates, two-thirds of the United States populace supports an increase in minimum wage. Many claim that basic livelihood necessities cannot be met with the current payment structure in …

$11.50 Minimum Wage For D.C. In 2016 $11.50 Minimum Wage For D.C. In 2016

In the fight to raise America’s minimum wage, no one was probably betting on the state of Maryland to lead the way. In the nation’s capital, the D.C. Council voted to raise the local minimum wage from $8.25 per hour …

$11.50 Minimum Wage: Sound Nice? $11.50 Minimum Wage: Sound Nice?
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Community leaders in Seattle have vocalized desires to raise minimum wage, and now leaders in Maryland have instigated the process to implement policies that increase wages. Presently, the federal minimum wage is set at $7.25 per hour though some states …