Killing Jobs

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chicago tribune 2SEIU demanded – and got — a huge minimum wage hike in Seattle. Now some pizzeria employees will be losing their jobs.

Some of these [negative] consequences have already occurred in Seattle. One pizzeria owner, employing 12 people, told NPR her choice was to go back to working 60 to 80 hours a week or close. She’s closing.

“Even Seattle’s best-known chef, Tom Douglas, says he may have to close some of his 15 restaurants,” it reported. If a famous restaurateur can’t make it work, how will obscure ones fare?

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