Baltimore Sun: Businesses balk at Baltimore's minimum wage bill

By Lorraine Mirabella
The Baltimore Sun, March 21, 2017

...  Some businesses applauded the council's move, saying it would help businesses, neighborhoods and the economy as workers have more money to spend throughout the city.

"We've found that when you invest in your employees, they invest in your business," said Andrew Buerger, owner of yogurt drink maker B'More Organic, said in a statement released Tuesday by Business for a Fair Minimum Wage, which says it is a national network of business owners and executives that supports minimum-wage increases. "Low wages depress consumer demand and businesses and the community suffer as a result." ...

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