Thirteen Reasons why it’s Time for a Raise – #3 A higher federal minimum wage leads to higher worker productivity

A 2015 study by the United Kingdom’s Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development found that when the minimum wage is raised, companies became more efficient, and worker productivity increased. 60% of employers support raising the minimum wage because it would allow their employees to be more productive and would not have to be concerned about outside issues, such as childcare and transportation.