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View Diary: Warren politely SCHOOLS businessman at Senate hearing who tries to explain wage economics to her (219 comments)

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  •  If Rutiglianor was Honest (4+ / 0-)

    He would say that in order to give a raise to the workers he might have to take some money out of his income and he doesn't want to do that. And why would he want to do that if he can find desperate workers willing to accept less?  This is why we have a Minimum Wage in the first place. The only employers who ever favor Minimum Wage increases are those that already pay all of their workers a higher rate and even many of those aren't too keen on it because they are afraid it will push their worker's wages higher too.

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