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Fishkind Economic Commentaries

Fishkind Conversations: The Impact Of A Higher Minimum Wage

Last week the Florida Supreme Court approved a proposed constitutional amendment to be included on the November 2020 ballot. If approved by 60% of the voters it would raise Florida’s minimum wage to $15 an hour from its current level of $8 and 56 cents an hour. Economic analyst Hank Fishkind sits down with 90.7’s Matthew Peddie to explain the economic impact of a higher minimum wage.
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Minimum Wage Protests

Last week, in more than 150 cities across the country, masses of fast-food workers raised their voices and their employment risks in an attempt to make themselves heard.
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