Tag: $15 minimum wage
While its chances in the Senate appear slim, the proposal has brought national attention to the minimum wage, which has been stuck at $7.25 since 2009.
"I'm confident that the parliamentarian will advise next week that we can raise the minimum wage through the reconciliation process."
“Now the Senate must pass our Raise the Wage Act,” the senator said, “and guarantee a dignified, living wage for every worker in America.”
About 60 million Americans live in the two states that signed $15 minimum wage plans into law Monday.
On November 12th thousands of students from hundreds of colleges marched in support of eliminating student debt, tuition-free public college, and a $15 an hour minimum wage.