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THERE ARE 2,565 municipalities in Pennsylvania. Only one has a law that raises the minimum wage above that set by the federal and state governments.
Can you guess which municipality is the ONLY one with a local law that raises the minimum wage? Go ahead. Take a stab at it. If you guessed Philadelphia, you get a gold star.
Welcome to the recently enacted “Philadelphia 21st Century Minimum Wage Standard.” This impressive-sounding ordinance is another instance of City Council and Mayor Street putting politics over good government and pandering to special-interest groups.
It simply makes it more expensive to do business in Philadelphia. Read More