Small business owners, workers weigh in on a series of minimum wage bills

Others testified in support of the higher minimum wage.

“All the evidence points to the same conclusion,” said James Myall, a policy analyst at the Maine Center for Economic Policy. “There have been no widespread negative impacts. Employment is up. Unemployment rates remain at record lows. Mainers are working more hours and taking home bigger paychecks.”

Click here to read the full story, published March 18, 2019, in WABI.