Higher minimum wage makes sense

Posted on May 31, 2016

Published in the May 27, 2016 Santa Maria Times. When Gov. Jerry Brown signed California’s $15-per-hour minimum wage law, he called the landmark legislation a matter of economic justice. The millions of workers who will benefit from this increase will certainly agree. At Allan Hancock College I deal with many students who come from poor families. Many of them also work at minimum-wage jobs in an attempt to support themselves and offset the...

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