Ending the Minimum-Wage Subsidy

That's something everyone should welcome.

Working...and a candidate for the dole.

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This week, Los Angeles became the third major West Coast city and the biggest in the U.S. to agree to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, an increase that will go into effect by 2020. Los Angeles follows Seattle, which will require employers with 500 workers or more to pay $15  by 2017. San Francisco will require the $15 hourly minimum by 2018. 

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