President Barack Obama’s call for increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour ups the ante from his earlier push to bring it up to $9. It also falls below efforts by labor organizations and fast-food protesters to increase the wage to $15. Still, with states taking action, some restaurant chains are still forced to deal with higher labor costs in the next few years. RELATED • President Obama calls for minimum wage hike • How state minimum wage hikes ...
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