Minimum Wage Increase Coming to Several States

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

This month, minimum wage workers in Arizona, Colorado, Montana, Ohio, Oregon, Vermont and Washington will see paycheck increases of three to 12 cents per hour. For those earning low wages, increases do help with living expenses, but is such a small raise really noticeable? We speak with Ashley Kinsinger, who has worked for minimum wage as a supermarket cashier, and Beth Kobliner, work contributor for The Takeaway about the issue.

Guests:

Ashley K Kinsinger and Beth Kobliner

Produced by:

Kristen Meinzer

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