How amusing to watch Democrats wring their hands over what they can do to get businesses to create jobs, when one of the biggest job killers is the minimum wage they keep hiking.<quoted text>That would depend on the individual employer dipstick. Some might simply keep paying their employees at that rate but the more savvy will raise the rate proportionally to retain their workforce.
At any rate raising the minimum wage has proved to be beneficial to small business. States with higher minimum wages have had better small business activity than those with lower rates.
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Recall that it was Democrats who raised the federal wage floor a whopping $2.10 an hour in the middle of the recession. The record 41% increase has led to record unemployment among young people, especially black teens.