Obama Lauds Gap’s Minimum Wage Hike

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Feb. 20 (Bloomberg) –- Bloomberg Television's "Lunch Money" Host Adam Johnson takes a look at the minimum wage issue. (Source: Bloomberg)

Country's image by airing false news.

Journalists are accused -- today, the minimum wage today is reignited.

U.s. employees wednesday were told they can expect nine dollars in the minimum hourly rate.

Next year, the number will increase by a dollar.

This includes employees.

The move could cost as many as 500,000 jobs.

It is why companies have expressed concern.

As for walmart, the nation's private employer, it is assessing it.

President obama for his part praise the gap's decision in a white house statement.

He wrote, in my state of the union address, i asked more businesses to do what they can to raise employees wages.

Today, i applaud the gap for announcing the intent to raise wages for employees beginning this year, a decision that will benefit sisi 5000 workers in the u.s.. jack lew spoke on cnn this morning and this is what he had to say about the minimum wage debate.

If you look at the cbo report, it shows it would take almost one million people out of poverty.

One thing about american people generally, if they're doing well, they don't progression other people to do well.

It is not in our power to force congress to act, we will make a

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