Minimum Wage Debates

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Small business owners in the U.S are very controversial about raising the minimum wage. Even though, most of the small business owners said they do not employ minimum wage workers, half of respondents said the federal minimum wage should be raised while the other half disagrees (Janofsky, A., Josephs, L. (2015). Many cities in The U.S have voted to increase the minimum wage. According to research, many small business owners said they planned to raise wages this year (Janofsky, A., Josephs, L. (2015). Business owners who employed workers making minim wage said they would offer a $1 raise within one year. Overall, about 15% of small business owners said more than half of their workers earned the minimum wage.
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