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Why San José’s new wage should not be celebrated

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2 comments:

  • Thomas Heuer posted at 12:57 pm on Fri, Mar 22, 2013.

    nth degree wise Posts: 1587

    M Kindseth silence is not agreement. I simply am not prepard to defend any minimum wagem increase. I seldom agree with anything Mr Hansen puts forth. I would in the meantime like to point out that he does say "In North Dakota, fast-food jobs are paying an average of $15 per hour in a state where there is a shortage of unskilled labor." This would give the impression that raising the minimum wage even beyond the San Jose $10 rate doesn't drive the business to bankruptcy. I mean just living in North Dakota warrants a higher wage.

     
  • John Kindseth posted at 7:57 pm on Thu, Mar 21, 2013.

    John Kindseth Posts: 245

    Steve: I cant believe so many are so unknowledgeable about all the ramifications of the minimum wage issue. Hopefully the silence is from those who understand your essay.

     

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