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Who still earns the minimum wage in a tight labor market?

Erika Beras Jul 2, 2019
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Who still earns the minimum wage in a tight labor market?

Erika Beras Jul 2, 2019
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Oregon and New Jersey and some cities and metro regions raise their minimum wages this week. This comes at a time when unemployment remains low — the unemployment rate was 3.6% in May — and we have a tight labor market. So which workers are still getting minimum wage these days?

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