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Meet 6 Who'd Get A Raise With A Mass. Minimum Wage Increase05:17


On Beacon Hill, both the Massachusetts Senate and House have passed bills that would increase the state minimum wage — currently $8 an hour.

Lawmakers are still hashing out the details, but it seems likely that a lot of Massachusetts workers are on the verge of getting a pay hike.

But who would get the raise? WBUR digital editor Ben Swasey recently met six low-wage earners in the Boston area, and shares their stories.

This segment aired on April 10, 2014.

Benjamin Swasey Twitter Digital Manager
Ben is WBUR's digital manager. He occasionally reports about economic and transportation policy, social issues and politics.


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