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Server at outdoor cafe The 18 new laws are on top of 37 increases by other jurisdictions that went into effect across the country since the beginning of the year, and more will come. (Photo: Shutterstock)

This month, 18 more minimum wage increases mandated by cities and states across the country took effect, which the Employment Policies Institute claims “will pose a threat to job opportunities and businesses across the nation.”

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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