Spotlight: States That Raised Minimum Wage See Faster Job Growth, Report Says

States That Raised Minimum Wage See Faster Job Growth, Report Says >by: Scott Neuman| NPR July 19, 201412:25 PM ET| RePost 07/20/2014|   New data released by the Department of Labor suggests that raising the minimum wage in some states might have spurred job growth, contrary to what critics said would happen. In a report on Friday, the 13 states that raised their minimum wages on Jan. 1 have added […]

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