Here is something amazing about the role of small business in a part of the economy most people may have never considered. As explained in McKinsey’s Digital Globalization: The new era of global flows, the most rapidly growing segment of U.S. exporting companies are businesses with less that 50 employees.

State Minimum Wages | 2019

The current federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour but many state and local jurisdictions have ones that are higher.