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Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage is Hurting the Workers It’s Intending to Help

Reason TV, Released on 7/5/17

Three years ago, the city of Seattle voted to gradually raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour in the name of human decency and basic fairness. Several cities, including New York and Los Angeles, have done the same thing. Critics argue that boosting wages by bureaucratic diktat leads to fewer hours and jobs for low-income and low-skilled workers.

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