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Letter: Minimum wage was never meant to be a “living wage”

By Roy Feb 3, 2020 Having lived 71 years I can tell you, minimum wage was never meant to be a “living wage,” It was for entry level jobs, teens, college students, part-timers and less highly trained individuals. Being locked into minimum wage encouraged further training/education to improve ones standard of living. Continuing to raise minimum wage (1.) forces businesses to raise the price of goods and services, hurting all those who did not get a raise — especially those on a fixed income. (2.) encourages the entitlement attitude of the current generation. In a democracy, you EARN your way, This is a land of opportun...