TITLE

'Fight for $15' creates an uphill battle

AUTHOR(S)
VERKHOGLAZ, LENNY
PUB. DATE
November 2015
SOURCE
Fairfield County Business Journal;11/2/2015, Vol. 51 Issue 44, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reflects on the challenges encountered by business owners regarding rapid minimum wage increases, citing the implementation of a $15 hourly minimum wage.
ACCESSION #
110719181

 

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