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Norman Cameron

July-August 2004

Minimum wage increase equals minimum benefit

Bruce GillespieWebsite@bgillesp

Does increasing the minimum wage by 30 cents actually benefit low-wage earners? It seems like employers just pass the added cost on to consumers, increasing the cost of living for everyone, including the working poor. So is a minimum increase really worth it in the end? The simple answer is yes, if only because no […] More »