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Cherokee Nation Businesses Follow Tribal Government In Raising Minimum Wage

Sep 25, 2019
Employee Karen Chuculate works at CNB Engineering & Manufacturing in Stilwell. CNB engineering and manufacturing companies provide aerospace and defense services for commercial and government clients.
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Cherokee Nation Businesses announced that it will raise its workers' minimum wage to $11 an hour, effective Oct. 1. The announcement comes after pay raises were approved last month for Cherokee Nation government workers. Journal Record editor Russell Ray discusses the specifics of these raises and how profits from Cherokee Nation Businesses help the tribe.