Should We Increase the Minimum Wage?

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Will businesses suffer, or will the public benefit?

As of February 5, 2021, the Federal minimum wage is set at $7.25 per hour and hasn’t changed since July 2009. Effective January 1, 2021, the Federal minimum wage for workers performing work under federal contracts is now $10.95 per hour. This change was put in place by Executive Order #13658. The various states have…

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