State’s minimum wage hike takes effect starting Friday
People earning a minimum wage are people we depend on to care for our children and our elderly and disabled family members, yet they do not make enough money to care for their own families. Some are working two to three jobs to try to provide for their children’s basic needs.
Because someone working 40 hours a week should not live in poverty, Gov. Mark Dayton and DFL legislators have increased the minimum wage, said DFL Chairman Ken Martin.
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