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Minimum Wage Increases 10-Cents, But Some Say That's Not Enough
DAYTON -- Those working for minimum wage will now make 10-cents more an hour.
Ohio's minimum wage has gone up to 7-95.
"This is 10-cents, that's how much it's going to be going up. You think you can get a lot with that?" asked the reporter, "No, (laughs) not anything hardly," said Lora Vest.
More than 300-thousand Ohio workers will now make 10-cents more an hour.
"I've worked for minimum wage for most of my life really, "Danny Foreman.
Minimum wage goes up every year with the rate of inflation.
It's meant to help those working for that wage make a living.
"How difficult was it for you to make it on minimum wage?" asked the reporter, "You can't really," said Foreman.
For the thousands living off the new wage you'll make 318-bucks a week.
That's four-dollars more than what you were making last year.
Over the year, you'll make 16-thousand-f-hundred-26-dollars that's 208-bucks more than what you made in 2013.
"It's a start, it's not where it needs to be but it's an improvement from where it was," said Foreman.
But still to many not a living wage.
"It should be 10-dollars or more for anyone to work," said Vest.
"If they could raise it to at least like, 9-dollars or somewhere there, 9-dollars, 9-30, that's a little bit more to work with, you can manage that better that's something you can manage, 7.95... 9.30 you can manage with that," said Foreman.
Those who make tips, like servers, also get a raise of five-cents.
Ohio is one of 21 states that's minimum wage is above the federal minimum wage of 7-25 an hour.
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