LETTER: Give Us a Raise

February 15, 2016, 12:01 PM HST
* Updated February 15, 12:47 AM
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letters to the editor 123Many people are working hard to make ends meet.  With increased of costs it’s sad nobody gets a raise.  Lots of families need to work 2 or more jobs to make ends meet.  This stresses their health.  It’s common sense to invest in raising the minimum wage to $15. This increases productivity for businesses all will allowing customers to flow. In my opinion if they work hard they deserve a raise.  It is time to truly consider a pay that’s fair and cuts financial burden which saves state money by investing in people going back to work by getting off government assistance programs.  Investing in raising the minimum wage is best investment period.

Troy Abraham, Hilo

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