The vote on the minimum wage

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Bureau of Labor Statistics

In a few weeks Alaskans will vote on whether to raise the minimum wage from $7.75 an hour to $9.75 in 2016, the highest level in the country, and to have it continue to rise with the cost of living. We’ll discuss the pros and cons of upping the minimum wage, and the employees and businesses who would be affected by a change to the lowest hourly pay.

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HOST: Charles Wohlforth

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LIVE BROADCAST: Wednesday, October 15, 2014. 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (Alaska time)

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