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NJBIA President & CEO Michele Siekerka, Esq., delivered a forceful argument against the proposed $15 minimum wage legislation (A-15) in testimony before the Assembly Labor Committee on Thursday morning.
“Historically, NJBIA has been opposed to a minimum wage that artificially inflates the value of a low-skilled position,” Siekerka said. “We have also called for a responsible and predictive pathway to increasing New Jersey’s minimum wage. Unfortunately, this bill falls woefully short of that standard and exacerbates an already challenging climate for New Jersey small businesses.”
To read Siekerka’s entire testimony, click here.