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Letter to the Editor: Minimum wage hike needed

By David Lloyd

A growing body of economic research refutes the Tribune’s outdated claims in its recent editorial against raising the minimum wage (11/17, “A minimum wage hike will cost jobs”). A 2009 analysis of numerous non-partisan studies on the issue found that past increases to the minimum wage had an “insignificant” effect on employment “both practically and statistically.”

Read the full letter online at the Chicago Tribune.

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