Tag: Fight for $15
"No family in the United States can live on $7.25 an hour. Raising the minimum wage is the right thing to do and long past due.”
Current federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour and has not been raised since 2009.
"The time is now to have an economy that works for everyone, not just a handful of billionaires."
“Every day workers of color across this country face deep-seated racism that would seem to be out of Dr. King’s era, but is, sadly, still reality today.”
Andrew Puzder is a longtime Republican donor who’s been a vocal critic of raising the minimum wage, the Fight for 15, expansion of overtime pay, paid sick leave and the Affordable Care Act.
Fast food CEO Andrew Puzder opposes higher wages and has supported automating service jobs.
A federal minimum wage increase may be unlikely under President Trump, but low-wage workers have already won major victories.
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