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Higher Minimum Wages Not Hurting Job Growth

 

According to data released by Paychex and IHS, there is no clear evidence to prove that a raised minimum wage kills jobs. In fact, the opposite trend is occurring.

San Francisco, which has one of the highest minimum wages in the United States at $10.74 an hour, has faster job growth than any other major U.S. city. Washington is another example of this, with the highest state minimum wage, but the quickest job growth acceleration.

Image by Annette Bernhardt via Wikimedia Commons.

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