Tens of thousands of Massachusetts workers are getting a raise this week, thanks to a jump in the state's minimum wage: from $11 an hour to $12.
Over the next four years, the minimum wage will rise all the way to $15 an hour, which is considered a big victory for workers and labor advocates. But some employers — including small business owners — worry that they can't afford to pay these higher wages.
Christopher Carlozzi, the Massachusetts State Director of the National Federation of Independent Business, a small business association representing more than 5,000 businesses statewide.
This segment aired on January 3, 2019.