The founder and chief executive of Seattle-based credit card processing company Gravity Payments has decided give out a massive raise that will bring the minimum salary for his 120 employees to $70,000 per year.
As lower level wages get higher more and more people will be staying in these jobs when they never actually intended to. Then there will be fewer jobs for the newcomers into the work force; students will have a tougher time finding short term work
front-of-house workers, who do make minimum wage but earn far more than back-of-house workers overall because of tips
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