Elizabeth Warren : Minimum wage could have been $22-an-hour

Oklahoman Published: March 19, 2013

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) made a case for increasing the minimum wage last week during a Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions hearing, reports The Huffington Post.



She cited a study that suggested the federal minimum wage would have stood at nearly $22 an hour today if it had kept up with increased rates in worker productivity.

Warren went on to argue that raising the federal minimum wage to over $10 an hour in incremental steps over the next two years would not be as damaging for businesses as some critics have argued.

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