Reply to "Despite GOP Warnings, Restaurants Didn't Cut Jobs after Minimum Wage Hike"

As to the myth that minimum wage was supposed to be a living wage -- NO!

The first minimum wage passed by congress in 1933 was $.25 an hour. Congress confirmed the same amount in 1938.  A quarter, then, was worth about $4.21, now.  A living wage for a single man was about $.75 an hour and a newly married man, starting a family, about $1.00 an hour.  $0.25 was the floor for someone with no skills and, at most, a high school education.

Remember, kiddies, if a Democrat tells you something, always research it, before accepting it as truth. 

 

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