Explain Why The Federal Minimum Wage Should Not Be Raised

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The federal minimum wage should not be raised because it means employers will lay off their workers, increase cost of products, and businesses might go out of business. "When you raise the price of employment, guess what happens? You get less of it. At a time when Americans are still asking the question, 'Where are the jobs?' why would we want to make it harder for small employers to hire people?" This quote shows John Boehner, speaker of the House, giving his opinion on the situation. He is saying once minimum wage prices increase it'll be harder to find jobs because of the price to keep employees. It is all cause and effect, the cause is minimum wage goes up to benefit workers but the effect is there will be less job openings. "The Congressional
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