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NYC Restaurants Slash Staff over $15 Minimum Wage

New York City restaurants, feeling the pinch of trying to make ends meet, are slashing their staff after a state law that took effect at the end of 2018 is mandating restaurants with 11 or more workers to pay a $15 an hour minimum wage.

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San Francisco Mandates California’s First $15 Minimum Wage

San Francisco became the first California city to implement a $15 minimum wage ordinance for all businesses on July 1. The union-backed “Fight for $15” claimed Seattle as the first city to pass a  $15 minimum wage ordinance in June

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Dem Rep Ryan: Dems Get ‘Too Focused’ on the Minimum Wage

Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) believed his party gets “too focused” on the minimum wage issue when they need to focus more on the working class. “[T]his is a criticism that I have, that we get too focused on the minimum

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