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Letter: Mukilteo as a Job Haven


November 1, 2017

We often hear discussion about "living wage" legislation. It sounds so fair and compassionate. Those laws also kill jobs! Living wage means jobs for some but job exclusion for others. No hourly paid work allowed below a set figure--the minimum wage!

Such rules ride roughshod over vulnerable citizens who need freedom to choose amongst multiple lower paying jobs where they gradually gain experience, knowledge and confidence and handicapped may take part in normal wage competition.

Even a "moron" might agree job killing is bad. Countless politicians cannot grasp it though lik...

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