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Should You Pay Minimum Wage or More?

June 24, 2014 | 1,227 views

Should You Pay Minimum Wage or More?

Should You Pay Minimum Wage or More?

Minimum wage. It’s a great debate in our country, and one that isn’t going away any time soon. Whether you’re in the restaurant industry, tourism, or any other that hires unskilled labor or entry-level positions, you’re probably wondering whether you should stick to minimum wage or pay more.

 

First, a Look at the Current State of Minimum Wage

The national rate for minimum wage is currently $7.25 per hour. Your state may also have its own minimum wage. In California, it’s $8 an hour. That is subject to change with legislation as the government works to ensure that all employees make enough to pay their bills.

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