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.)
Part- Or Full-Time Work Hours:
Family Income Level: