Historically, raising wages good for governments
June 29, 2017 | 1 min read
Atlanta recently raised its minimum wage for city workers. While some balk at the move, one expert says it can lead to a better status quo. "It has served municipalities well to set higher minimum wage rates," says Emory's Tom Smith. "Workers show higher productivity and considerably lower turn-over. Turn-over is one of the largest employment costs across public and private employment!"