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Will Seattle's plan to raise minimum wage spur increases elsewhere?




View of the skyline in the city of Seattle, Washington state on March 22, 2011.
View of the skyline in the city of Seattle, Washington state on March 22, 2011.
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The Seattle city council has voted to raise the minimum wage in that city to $15 an hour, the highest minimum wage in the country by far.

So what effect could this have in Seattle and beyond? For more we're joined by Chris Tilly, director for the UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment.