CNN: Early Start

CNN Early Start, Jan 2, 2019

CHRISTINE ROMANS, CNN ANCHOR: All right, let's get a check on "CNN Business" this morning.

Minimum wages are rising in 2019. ... Minimum wage workers from Maine to Missouri to Arizona will see bumps in their paychecks immediately.

According to Business for a Fair Minimum Wage, business owners across the country say these increases will boost consumer spending, reduce employee turnover, increase productivity and customer satisfaction, and help the economy.

But even as some states raise the minimum wage, the federal minimum has been stuck at $7.25 for the past decade. ...

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