Employees, employers gain from minimum wage hike

Copadis, George N.
January 2007
New Hampshire Business Review;1/19/2007, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p21
The author reflects on the impact of minimum wage to the economy and working families in New Hampshire. He argues that the claims of critics and employers regarding the negative impact of increasing the state's minimum wage is not true based on the studies conducted by Fiscal Policy Institute and Pew Research Center, which states it will have a positive impact to the economy as well as to the working families. An overview of the economic impact of increasing the minimum wage is offered.


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