With prices continuing to rise, workers' purchasing power will further erode if the minimum wage is frozen at the current level. Photo: Bloomberg

Raising the minimum wage to HK$36 an hour is both needed and affordable

George Cautherley does the sums to show that raising the minimum wage to HK$36 an hour will not only help low-wage earners make ends meet, but is also affordable for businesses

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With prices continuing to rise, workers' purchasing power will further erode if the minimum wage is frozen at the current level. Photo: Bloomberg
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