Read the following article that discusses minimum wage hikes on employment: The effects of 137 minimum wage hikes, in one chart (Links to an external site.) Read the following article on fast food chains reactions to minimum wage hikes. America’s fast-food chains are contemplating replacing minimum wage workers with robots — and it could lead to a crisis by Kate Taylor (Links to an external site.) This article is optional reading, and a perspective on the negative effects of minimum wage hikes: How higher minimum wages impact employment (Links to an external site.) Download the worksheet Minimum Wage Analysis [.docx] (Links to an external site.) and complete it by referencing the two assigned articles above (and you may include the optional reading also).