“Firm that projected massive job losses with Montgomery County minimum wage increase says it was wrong” – Washington Post

The study that projected massive job losses in Montgomery County if the hourly minimum wage increased to $15 is flawed, according to the consulting group that conducted the survey.

PFM, the Philadelphia-based consulting group behind the study, initially predicted 47,000 jobs would be lost by 2022 if the county raised its hourly minimum wage to $15. But on Sunday the group recognized “a computation error,” said PFM Managing Director Dean Kaplan.

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