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Baltimore activists, businesses speak out on $15 minimum wage proposal

A push by labor advocates Wednesday to persuade a City Council panel to approve a $15 an hour minimum wage was met with criticism from business leaders, who say such a law would drive companies from Baltimore.

Council members planned to further study the proposal. Baltimore would become the latest city to adopt a minimum wage, amid a national push for better pay for low-skill workers. A $15 an hour wage won initial approval last week in Washington, joining San Francisco, Los Angeles and Seattle.

Read the full article from The Baltimore Sun.

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