Tag: minimum wage
"A $15 minimum wage would raise wages for 39 million people and lift millions of Americans out of poverty. Why is McConnell afraid to let us vote on it?”
Corporate interests invented cost-benefit analysis as a way to delay progressive policy through studies and weigh it down by equalizing, for example,...
"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."
Connecticut now joins New Jersey, Illinois and Maryland by passing a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2023.
"This is an act of solidarity with drivers across the country, and really across the world, who are suffering with poverty wages."
Since 1985 the average Wall Street bonus has increased by 1,000 percent.
"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.
"It is incredibly sad to see the Council representing one of the most progressive cities in the country siding with the wealthy restaurant industry over their own constituents."