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

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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 news manager.


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