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A government report found that if the US raised the minimum wage to $15 an hour it would eliminate 1.3 million jobs — but also lift 1.3 million Americans out of poverty

Raising the federal minimum wage to $US15 an hour by 2025 would shed 1.3 million jobs from the economy but also reduce the number of Americans living in poverty by the same amount, according to a report the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office released on Monday. The federal minimum wage was […]
A government report found that if the US raised the minimum wage to $15 an hour it would eliminate 1.3 million jobs — but also lift 1.3 million Americans out of poverty