One one side of the issue, we have protesters claiming that the new minimum wage of $7.85 per hour is tantamount to wage theft by employers.
Whereas many biz advocates claim that minimum wage work was not intended to support families or provide a sustainable income.
Either way, a small cost-of-living increase that has taken hold won't stop the debate over compensation for an hour's work (or lack thereof) in Missouri. Read more:
Missouri's Minimum Wage Goes Up On January 1st. - KTRS | St Louis News and Talk Radio | The Big 550 AM
Jefferson City, MO (KTRS) The New Year brings an increase in Missouri's minimum wage. The minimum wage for the state goes up $.15 an hour on January 1, 2018. This brings the new minimum wage is $7.85 an hour. St. Louis City approved measure to raise the minimum wage to $10 an hour in 2017....