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Current Event June 5, 2015

Does Raising the Minimum Wage Help or Hurt?

The Los Angeles City Council has voted to increase the city’s minimum wage from the current $9.00 to $15.00 by 2020. The move has workers cheering and critics making predictions about how it will hurt local businesses. Listen to learn more about this increase and its potential impact.

Economics Civics/Government Labor

Story Length: 3:10

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National Public Radio

AIR DATE: 05/20/2015

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