Union Leader (NH): Gilsum CEO testifies in favor of $15 federal minimum wage

By Damien Fisher
Union Leader (NH), Feb 24, 2021

As Congress considers raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour — a measure that might be included in President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill — the head of a Gilsum-based health products company testified in favor of paying workers more.

Rebecca Hamilton, co-CEO of the W.S. Badger Company, spoke in favor of the higher minimum via video conferencing Wednesday before the House Small Business Committee. She said high wages have been the key to success at the 90-employee company her father started. ...

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