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AUDIO SOUND BITE: Impact of Raising Low Wage Employees’ Pay

Should everyone who works full-time make enough money to pay all their personal bills? Activists behind the recent fast food worker strikes in Missouri think so and they are demanding at least fifteen dollars an hour for the employees.

On “Missouri Viewpoints”, David Stokes from the Show Me Institute says forcing that much of a wage increase is a bad idea.

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Stokes says what the activists are asking for would result in fast food jobs being lost because of the increased expense to restaurant owners.

The activists say they are planning a third round of one-day strikes.

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