Citizens’ Guide to Tacoma Initiatives 1 and 1B: Increasing the Minimum Wage

Forcing employers in Tacoma to pay a higher minimum wage would not help nurture small businesses. While it would increase the wages of workers who remain employed, the wage mandate would fall hardest on young, unskilled and low-income workers who would suffer from reduced job opportunities that harm the economic and business climate of the City of Tacoma.

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