Tag: minimum wage
"The passage of a $15 federal minimum wage and elimination of the subminimum wages for tipped workers, workers with disabilities, and youth workers would guarantee a livable wage for all workers."
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.
“This is not a difficult decision. Use your power. Keep $15 in.”
"I'm confident that the parliamentarian will advise next week that we can raise the minimum wage through the reconciliation process."
"We have won $15 in cities and states across the country. And now, it is time to win $15 nationwide."
With the White House and legislative branch under their control, says Warren Gunnels, Democrats “must win” fight on behalf of working people.
The federal minimum wage—just $7.25 an hour—hasn’t been increased in more than a decade.
"They want to send a message to both the Biden-Harris administration and Congress to prioritize passing $15 an hour (legislation) in the first 100 days."
Ahead of Friday's global day of action against the e-commerce giant, the campaign issued a list of common demands, all of which seek to "Make Amazon Pay."
“Now the Senate must pass our Raise the Wage Act,” the senator said, “and guarantee a dignified, living wage for every worker in America.”