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Date:
19 July 2016
Country:
United States of America
Title:
Minimum Wage, Minimum Cost
Publication:
IPS News
Reporter:
Costantini, Peter.
Description:

In 1958, when New York State was considering raising its minimum wage, merchants complained that their profit margins were so small that they would have to cut their work forces or go out of business.  In 2014 in Seattle at hearings on a proposed minimum wage increase, some businesses voiced the same fears.

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