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Forbes opinion piece suggests ‘Fight For $15’ having negative impact

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What a difference a week makes.

Last week, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray trumpeted a new report on his city’s minimum wage experiment, from a team of researchers sympathetic to the cause. The Mayor’s request of this report was unusual, given that the city had already funded a separate University of Washington study.

Now, the reason for the Mayor’s actions is clearer: A devastating new entry in the University of Washington inquiry details the harm that Seattle’s higher minimum wage has caused to the employees it’s meant to help.

Read the full story at https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelsaltsman/2017/06/26/new-report-marks-the-beginning-of-the-end-for-fight-for-15/#563ddfcef455