Study: Seattle’s Minimum Wage Hike Hurting Low-Income Workers

Study: Seattle’s Minimum Wage Hike Hurting Low-Income Workers

Calculated for the year, that represents a total loss of $1,500 in earnings — a serious and significant reduction in income for a low-wage worker.

“This important study ought to be a big wake-up call that the ‘Fight for $15’ minimum wage effort is actually hurting those they say they want to help — reducing incomes and eliminating economic opportunities for low-income Americans who need them most,” said Jeremy Adler, communications director of America Rising Squared, a conservative political group on the forefront of the minimum wage debate.

June 27, 2017

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