Jul 14, 2016 ... Raising the minimum wage would increase economic activity and spur job
growth. The Economic Policy Institute stated that a minimum wage ...
Myth: Raising the minimum wage will only benefit teens. Not true: The typical
minimum wage worker is not a high school student earning weekend pocket
Jul 29, 2016 ... Things seem to be going pretty well since Seattle bumped the hourly minimum
wage for large businesses up to $11 last year, from the ...
Evidence of job losses have been found since the earliest imposition of the
minimum wage. • The first 25-cent minimum wage in 1938 resulted in significant
Provides news, quick facts, resources, and campaigns to raise the minimum
wage at the state and federal levels. From the National Employment Law Project.
Jul 26, 2016 ... Prominent Members of Congress have proposed raising the minimum wage to
$15 per hour, more than doubling the federal minimum wage.
“Of course, nothing helps families make ends meet like higher wages…and to
everyone in this Congress who still refuses to raise the minimum wage, I say this:
Dec 16, 2013 ... 2013 was a good year for supporters of a higher minimum wage. States including
New York, California, and New Jersey passed hikes.
Jul 28, 2016 ... Burgeoning research in economics and epidemiology suggests that raising the
minimum wage will improve the health of many Americans, ...
No one who works for a living should have to live in or near poverty. Wages are
just too low. But too many Members of Congress and other elected officials just ...