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Fed Chair Yellen: Minimum wage hike
to have negative impact on jobs

CNBC, with Reuters, by Staff

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Posted By:BaseballFan, 5/8/2014 5:16:15 PM

In testimony before a Senate committee on Thursday, Fed Chair Yellen said a minimum wage increase would likely have some negative effects on jobs, though it´s not clear how large. Still, boosting the federal minimum wage, which has remained at $7.25 per hour since mid-2009, would benefit some people, she added. In recent months, the federal minimum wage has been a hot-button issue. In February, President Barack Obama boosted the minimum pay for federal contractors hired in the future to $10.10 per hour. He´s also voiced his support for the federal level for all workers to rise to $10.10 from

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: krause, 5/8/2014 5:52:54 PM     (No. 9841371)

But it makes the dem politicians feel so good.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: 4Justice, 5/8/2014 6:33:04 PM     (No. 9841426)

Not clear how large?? It is large, believe me!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: thewarden, 5/8/2014 7:34:33 PM     (No. 9841501)

No kidding, Einstein.

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