This is more money than what half the people in West Virginia make.
Requiring businesses to pay $9 hr minimum wage plus comp, Soc. Sec. X2, unemployment, Fed taxes, state taxes, county taxes, township taxes, city taxes, and now the cost of Obamacare will just cripple West Virginia, Mississippi and a number of other states.
In my experience, NONE of the American 18 to 22 year olds are worth $9 per hour to start.
They have 2 years of Spanish but can't speak Spanish. They don't know how to put air in a tire, plunge a toilet or put oil in an engine. They can't spell, write, or communicate, problem solving is out of the question and they have no character whatsoever.
They should pay me $90 per hour to show them how to become self propelled.
The gamers can go scratch.
"Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty" TJ