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Minimum Wage

Do you think the minimum wage should be raised from $5.15 an hour?

Your vote:


Yes. Every worker deserves a living wage. At the current rate, minimum wage workers earn just $10,700 a year, almost $6,000 below the poverty rate.73%
No. Some employers won't be able to afford a wage increase—as a consequence, they may have to lay off workers or be forced out of business.21%
I don't know.6%
Total votes cast: 4728
poll first posted on June 25, 2006

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