Wells Fargo Survey: Small Business Owners Divided on Increasing Minimum Wage
Highlights:
• Sixty percent of small business owners surveyed say increasing minimum wage would hurt small businesses, while approximately 60 percent also said they would not reduce workforce or benefits if an increase occurred.
• Small business optimism remains unchanged from the previous quarter.
• Business owners say finding new business, the economy, healthcare and government are biggest challenges facing their businesses today.

SAN FRANCISCO — November 21, 2013