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HOWS THAT MINIMUM WAGE LAW WORKING?: Spike may actually limit number of jobs

March 2, 2017

By DAVID W. SKINNER The minimum wage rate in Arizona has risen from $8.50 to $10 since Jan. 1 and will continue to rise 50 cents each year until the minimum wage reaches $12 by the year 2020. This isn’t going to work. Raising the minimum wage will put people out of work. Before voters […]

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HOWS THAT MINIMUM WAGE LAW WORKING?: Increase sets social Darwinism in motion

March 2, 2017

By NICHOLAS TRUJILLO For minimum-wage earners who’ve had a taste of the $1.95 per hour pay raise, I can relate if you are feeling both happy and scared by the change. My eyes light up when I see the significant increase in my paychecks. However, my face turns gray when I hear that another store […]

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