Tag: Fight for $15
"I've been criticized for this so let me say it again: the federal minimum wage of $7.25/hr is a starvation wage. Every worker deserves a living wage of at least $15 an hour."
“Workers in America have seen 40 years of wage stagnation.”
Connecticut now joins New Jersey, Illinois and Maryland by passing a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2023.
"We shouldn’t be begging for scraps when we have a corporation that makes $6 billion a year and we ain’t even making $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."