Living Wage Laws & Communities: Smarter Economic Development, Lower Than Expected Costs (Executive Summary)

November 1, 2003

The report details that living wage laws have improved economic development in their communities and have cost much less to implement than most analysts initially expected. This is the first study of its kind to interview administrators at a wide range of local governments that have actually implemented a living wage law and have had the time to assess the actual costs to their cities or counties.

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