Mary Sanchez

February 21, 2014 2:57 PM

Never mind the concern trolls: It’s time for a raise, America!

Economists disagree about how employers will respond to a higher minimum wage. Proponents must admit that jobs might be lost, some businesses might go under and that many entering the low-wage workforce might face more difficulty finding a job. The question, though, is whether those adversities are offset by the benefits from higher wages for those at the bottom of the heap.

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