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Is this the Answer to the Rising Cost on Employers?

Dorothy152 Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 12:51 PM
We can create more jobs - more government jobs to govern the welfare programs!

The federal Minimum wage in the US is $7.25 per hour. Ten states have higher minimum wages with Rhode Island clocking in 50 cents higher at $7.75.

Costs to the employer are higher of course, even if the employer ducks benefits by using part-time workers.

For starters, employer contributions to Social Security are 6.2% of hourly wages which adds another 45 cents to employer costs. That brings employer costs up to $7.95 per hour minimum, not counting training costs,...