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OUR VIEW: A double-edged sword

By: Editorial Staff

AT ISSUE: Wage increase study shows loss of jobs, but workers deserve the pay

A new study from Ball State’s Center for Business and Economic Research says the final 2009 increase to $7.25 — up from $5.15, the wage before 2007 — led to the elimination of 550,000 jobs during the recession. That’s not a nice fi…