Happy Minimum Wage Day!

Happy Minimum Wage Day!

It’s finally here. This week on the Beacon podcast, Ben and Mike celebrate the minimum wage increase going into effect this Saturday. The minimum wage will increase from $7.50 to $9 an hour on January 7th and the subminimum wage for tipped workers will increase from $3.75 to $5 an hour, raising incomes for 103,000 Mainers.

Also: an update on the state of attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act and why your calls to Senator Susan Collins are so important.

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