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How are small businesses making the impact of a $15 minimum wage work?

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Jesse asked 2 years ago
Minimum wage is rising in a lot of states and cities. The issue clearly isn’t going to go away. I’m curious if any small business owners or HR leaders could explain how they’re absorbing the impact or getting in front of it. Have you increased your wages or gone up to $15? How are you making it work?

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Eric replied 2 years ago
Hi Jesse – love this topic, and it’s something we are very passionate about at Fireclay Tile.

We just implemented a $15/hr starting wage – something we’d wanted to do for years. I posted an article on LinkedIn with a step-by-step of how we got there. I hope you find it useful:

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/our-path-15hr-eric-edelson/

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