Some Low Wage Workers Get Pay Hike

By Jeanne Yurman, Reuters

January 3, 2012

Eight states are hiking their minimum wage requirements heading into 2012. It's a hardship for some businesses but a gift for many while the U.S. continues to face a tough jobs environment.

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