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Debating the Minimum Wage

Posted Tuesday, December 10, 2013

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Debating the Minimum Wage Employees at fast food restaurants and big box stores have been protesting their compensation – or more specifically their lack thereof. They want the minimum wage to be raised to $15 an hour, almost double the current minimum wage in Ohio. States like California, Connecticut and New York have already raised their minimum wage this year. Should Ohio do the same? What would happen if it did?


Economy, Regional Economy/Business - Analysis and Trends


Vasilios Kosteas, Professor of Labor and International Economics at CSU
Sean Chichelli, Director of Labor and Human Resources at the Ohio Chamber of Commerce
Nick Gurich, Director of Organizing at SEIU 1199
John Mariol II, Canton City Councilman

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