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(IPS) Despite Push by Obama, Minimum Wage Hike Stagnating

This article first appeared on the Inter-Press Service website here: ATLANTA, Georgia, May 29 2013 (IPS) – During his State of the Union address earlier this year, U.S. President Barack Obama spoke about the need to increase the federal minimum wage, which Congress has not voted to raise since 2007.  But while several legislative proposals have been introduced to raise […]

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