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A minimum wage is the lowest remuneration that employers may legally pay to workers. Equivalently, it is the price floor below which workers may not sell their labor. Although minimum wage laws are ...

4 Benefits Minimum Wage Proponents Cite to Raise It - Newsmax.com

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Apr 6, 2015 ... Increasing the minimum wage would have positive effects for individuals and the economy, according to proponents. The federal minimum ...

Minimum Wage Mythbusters | United States Department of Labor

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Myth: Increasing the minimum wage will cause people to lose their jobs. ... have had little or no negative effect on the employment of minimum-wage workers, ... which includes full-service restaurants, has experienced positive job growth this ...

How raising the federal minimum wage would help working families ...

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Aug 14, 2012 ... The resulting impact on the overall economy would be demonstrably positive, as minimum-wage workers would spend their new earnings ...

Economic Research | The Effects of Minimum Wages on Employment

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Dec 21, 2015 ... It is easy to be confused about what effects minimum wages have on ... or not raising the minimum wage means fewer jobs for these workers. ... with positive shocks, obscuring the actual negative effects of minimum wages.

The Impact of Raising Minimum Wage - Russell Sage Online

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Aug 17, 2015 ... On the Rise: The Impact of Increasing the Minimum Wage .... look at some of the positive outcomes of raising the minimum wage, based on both ...

The Effects of Minimum Wage on Workers | Chron.com

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The minimum wage has a positive and negative effect on the workforce. ... When a state decides to raise the minimum wage it affects all workers in any company ...

Understanding how raising the federal minimum wage affects ...

equitablegrowth.org/economic-stability/understanding-the-minimum-wage-and-income-inequality-and-economic-growth/

Mar 12, 2014 ... Raising the minimum wage will have positive economic effects above and beyond lowering the poverty rate. Economic research points to the ...

Raising the Minimum Wage Would Help, Not Hurt, Our Economy ...

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Dec 3, 2013 ... Raising the minimum wage would be good for our economy. ... Despite these positive benefits, and the sad fact that the minimum wage ... is clear: Raising the minimum wage does not have the harmful effects that critics claim.

The Facts On Increasing The Minimum Wage - Forbes

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Nov 26, 2014 ... The federal minimum wage has been in effect since The Great Depression. Recently, it has become a hotly contested issue. Should it be raised ...

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Study sees positive impact of raising New York's minimum wage to ...

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Mar 10, 2016 ... A proposed gradual increase in New York's minimum wage from $9 to $15 an hour would increase wages by an average of 23 percent for ...

Minimum wage: Updated research roundup on the effects of ...

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Jul 27, 2016 ... But increasing the minimum wage may have impacts beyond .... cases in which a minimum wage can have positive effects on employment and ...

Minimum wage boost creates positive effects, report shows - SFGate

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Jun 13, 2014 ... Raising the minimum wage - at least in Oakland - would have widespread positive impacts, economic and otherwise, and almost no downside, ...