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Minimum Wages in US – Wages for low-wage workers rose faster in states that increased their minimum wage

In 2016, wages for low-wage workers rose faster in states that increased their minimum wage than in states that saw no minimum wage increase.

17 states and the District of Columbia (shaded green on the map) increased their minimum wage through legislation, ballot measures, and indexing last year. The remaining 33 states did not increase their minimum wage.

Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at Pay grew faster for low-wage workers in states that raised their minimum wage in 2016 | Economic Policy Institute

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