Dover Post (DE): Striking a balance: Which minimum wage works for businesses, employees?

By Amanda Parris
Dover Post (DE), Jan 29, 2020

When it comes to raising the the minimum pay rate, living wage arguments are at the forefront with business owners concerned about how it will affect them, while legislators want to find a balance that works for everyone. ...

Courtney Sunborn, owner of Ecolistic Cleaning in Lewes, said she has had success paying a living wage. Her employees, who she said are paid well above minimum wage, are more invested in their work.

“I wish I could share with other small business owners the success I have with a higher wage because the satisfaction is higher and turnover is lower,” she said. ”[Other businesses] are unaware of the benefits that offset the increase.” ...

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