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Minimum wage and its conflicts

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Just coincidence, but you happen to own a mythical business where all employees earn Washington’s minimum wage of $9.32 per hour. This is a small business, often struggling. You hire people with few or no skills and little or no experience and give them a chance to show they can do something valuable. By its very nature this business straddles the line between profit and loss, success and failure.

Now comes Gov. Jay Inslee and the Washington Legislature to order…

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