by Robert Schroeder, Market Watch:
The International Monetary Fund on Monday called on the U.S. to raise its minimum wage, but refrained from naming a specific level, saying that’s up to Congress.
In its annual review of the U.S. economy, the IMF said increasing the minimum wage and expanding the
Christine Lagarde, the IMF’s managing director, told reporters an increase in the minimum wage — now $7.25 an hour — “would be helpful from a macroeconomic point of view.”
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