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Here’s another example to point to when opponents of a higher minimum wage claim that it would cost jobs. The minimum in San Jose, California, has gone from $8.00 an hour to $10.00 and then $10.15, and University of California-Berkeley economist Michael Reich has been studying the results:

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/06/16/1307351/-In-San-Jose-a-minimum-wage-increase-and-falling-unemployment

2 thoughts on “In San Jose, a minimum wage increase and falling unemployment

  1. Very good news!! So let’s try this everywhere! This directly busts the myth of the “devestation” a minumum wage hike causes.

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