From the WSJ:
Allegretto’s views in favor of raising the minimum wage – which is $7.25 nationally, higher in some cities and states – aligns with that of the funders for the recent paper, Fast Food Forward, a New York body that advocates raising wages for fast-food workers. …“I am skeptical of the source,” said David Neumark, an economist at the University of California, Irvine, who has studied the effect of raising the minimum wage. “These guys are clear advocates for higher minimum wages."

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