Originally Posted by GloucesterChief
Raising the minimum wage only hurts if you raise it above what the minimum wage of the market is at. So, if you raise the minimum wage to $7.50 when the markets is at $8.00 it does nothing. If you raise the minimum wage to $9.00 when the market is at $8.00 then you start seeing price increases, reduction in hours, reduction in jobs, or all three.
Have you not been reading? If you do not think $15 is a good idea you're brainwashed by corporate America. Loneburgerflipper has a countless posts explaining this~
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