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Coakley Calls For Minimum Wage Hike

Coakley Calls For Minimum Wage Hike

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(Boston, MA) — Gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley continues her campaign for an increase in the state’s minimum wage. Speaking Thursday to business leaders, Coakley said extreme income inequality threatens the very fabric of the Commonwealth. The minimum wage in Massachusetts now stands at eight-dollars-an-hour. Members of the business community have said they want any wage hike tied to unemployment reform.

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