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Idaho Leads Nation In Number Of Low-Wage Workers

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Tuesday marks the 75th anniversary of the Fair Labor Standards Act. That law created a nationwide minimum wage which is now $7.25 an hour. Democrats are pushing to raise the wage, but Republicans say higher pay would hurt job creation. Idaho has been losing higher paying manufacturing jobs but gaining low-paying service jobs.
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