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Congressional watchdog says minimum wage increase could cost half a million jobs

Watchdog report stokes US minimum wage debate (via AFP)

President Barack Obama’s plans to raise the minimum wage could lift 900,000 people above the poverty line but may cost half a million jobs, a congressional watchdog said Tuesday. The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office report offered ammunition…



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John D. Johnson

John D. Johnson

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John D. Johnson
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