Upworthy: A maverick CEO raised the minimum wage at his company to $70K and now he's doing it again

By Tod Perry
Upworthy, Sept 27, 2019

The federal minimum wage in the United States is a paltry $7.25 and it hasn't gone up since 2009.

"It's not acceptable," Holly Sklar, CEO of the advocacy group Business for a Fair Minimum Wage, told CNBC. "The whole point of the minimum wage is to have it go up regularly. It shouldn't sit still every year when the cost of living is going up. The minimum wage is losing value." ...

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