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Differing Views On The Minimum Wage

Low Minimum Wage?Undermines Economy

August 11, 2013

As a business owner who runs a manufacturing company with 150 employees, I strongly support increasing the federal minimum wage, which has been stuck at just $7.25 an hour since July 24, 2009....

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bobbybill

Aug-11-13 10:10 AM

Jon, good comment and well thought out. be aware though that every right wing nut case that blogs here will have it out for you. If you aren't currently involved in some kind of conspiracy to get rid of the constitution you will be by Wednesday.

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johnee

Aug-11-13 12:19 PM

The only question I have is he going to be willing to increase his employees wages when the minimum wage increase? Otherwise his business will be just like the ones which pay low wages.

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duckster

Aug-12-13 3:58 PM

the current nin wage represents less than one half the buying power than the min wage in 1967...who is grabbing the extra cash? u guessed it.****panies that send the case back to out of state headquarters like Bentonville Ark... sad to see how the working stiffs just keep getting hammered while believing in the free market republicans

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nytx33

Aug-27-13 7:27 AM

There are no guarantees in life. Most people that want to continue to grow their income realize that there are starter jobs that pay according to experience, education, and initiative. Jobs such as bagging groceries and passing out burgers are not jobs you support a family or have a grand life style. They are beginner jobs...most of us had one and then decided to move on to better jobs after we gained more experience.

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