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Wage mandate: It will shrink the job pool (access required)

Prop. 202, the minimum wage initiative, would raise the statewide minimum wage from $5.15 to $6.75 per hour. Proponents don’t talk much about the other provisions in the proposition, which is understandable. There’s some pretty nasty stuff in the fine print. The legal minimum wage, in principle, is government interference with our individual rights to contract ...

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