Business Owners Welcome Minimum Wage Increase
Raising minimum wage will help economy, say national business leaders and small business owners from states affected by July 24 increase
Contact: David Lerner, Riptide Communications, 212-260-5000, news [at] businessforsharedprosperity.org
July 21, 2009, Boston, MA – Business owners across the nation are welcoming the July 24 increase in the federal minimum wage from $6.55 to $7.25. National business leaders and small business owners in states where workers are getting a raise say the increase will boost consumer buying power and promote economic recovery.