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Charts: Who’d Be Directly Affected By A $10.50 Mass. Minimum Wage

Nearly 500,000 Massachusetts workers would be directly affected by an increase in the state minimum wage to $10.50 — the House-passed proposal — according to 2013 census data crunched by the left-leaning Economic Policy Institute and provided to WBUR.

Here’s a little breakdown of those 454,000 workers:

(Data from the 2013 U.S. Census/Economic Policy Institute; charts made with infogr.am.)

Gender:

Gender

Age:

Age

Education Level:

Education level

Marital Status:

Marriage status

Part- Or Full-Time Work Hours:

Work hours

Family Income Level:

Family income level

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  • Ray in VT

    why do you think so many people are for it?

  • Bo Tye

    Liberty enables unlimited choices when compared to the limited options that can be conjured up by central government “choice architects”.

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