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Minister not in favour of following UK minimum wage plan

Minimum wage could be reviewed

Treasury Minister Eddie Teare says he's not in favour of following the UK in setting a minimum working wage.

The concept was set out by UK Chancellor George Osborne in his recent budget, though he conceded the move would have an adverse effect on employment, with up to 60,000 fewer people being in work.

Mr Teare says that could really make things difficult:

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