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posted by King Minos in Money / Career

Raise FEDERAL Minimum Wage?

January 5, 2013

By contrast, the federal minimum wage has been stuck at $7.25 an hour since 2009. In all, 19 states and the District of Columbia set their minimums above that level, providing a much needed lift for the lowest-paid workers. But state efforts are no substitute for a higher federal minimum because the ability to earn a minimally acceptable income should not depend on where a worker lives.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/05/opinion/meanwhile-at-the-bottom-of-the...

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