MINI-DOC: Should the Minimum Wage Increase?

Nico Wenis


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Protesters in Minneapolis call for raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour in September 2016.

Nico Wenis, Reporter

WOODBURY — The topic of minimum wage is once again near the national forefront. Many advocates say the government should increase the minimum wage, while many opponents say that increasing the minimum wage will hurt the economy. In Connecticut, the minimum wage will continue to increase $1 per year until it reaches $15 per hour in 2023.

This mini-documentary focuses on the pros and cons of raising the minimum wage, featuring voices from local businesses and Nonnewaug business teacher Adam Lengyel.