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Gap increasing between Minimum wages at state level and federal level in US

Source: www.epi.org
Date: April 30, 2015
Link: www.epi.org
Author: David Cooper, Lawrence Mishel, and John Schmitt

As of January 1 2015, 29 states plus the District of Columbia, and thus 60 per cent of the U.S. workforce had minimum wages above the federal minimum of $7.25, pointing to the growing recognition that the federal minimum wage might no longer be an adequate wage floor.

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