Seattle’s minimum wage hike killed jobs, lowered overall wages

 

University of Washington study concludes that minimum wage workers are now earning $125 less per month than before the wage hike law took effect.

 

 

Study finds Seattle’s minimum wage is costing jobs

SEATTLE — Seattle’s minimum-wage law is boosting wages for a range of low-paid workers but is also causing those workers as a group to lose hours. It’s also costing jobs, according to the latest study on the measure passed by the city council in 2014. The report, by members of the University of Washington team studying…

 

 



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