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‘It definitely adds up. . . . My parents still pay for my stuff, but it’s good for other employees who are on their own.’ — Matt Duncan, works for minimum wage in Dracut

State's minimum wage hike kicks in

Workers upbeat; some firms worry

By Yvonne Abraham
Globe Staff / January 1, 2007

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Zorely Allende's finances just got a little less tight. Today, the state's minimum wage increases, and the pay of this single mother of two small children rises from $6.75 an hour to $7.50. (Full article: 897 words)

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