We DEFINITELY do!! Pres. Obama made history last night by issuing an executive order to raise the minimum wage for the employees of federal contractors to $10.10 from $7.25. He has not done all he can without Congress. The time is long past for Congress to work FOR and not AGAINST the American worker and Raise The Minimum Wage for the rest of us. Share if you agree!
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The federal minimum wage would be $10.76 if it had kept up with inflation over the past 40 years. Hard-working Americans deserve more than poverty wages: Raise the minimum wage to at least $11. Raising the minimum wage is the morally and economically right choice. 72% of Americans support raising the federal minimum wage. No family can survive on $7.25- The annual income for a full-time employee…
Obama, Congress and local officials: Living wage is defined by the wage that can meet the basic needs to maintain a safe, decent standard of living within the community and have the ability to save for future needs and goals. Some estimates have the Living Wage as $13.36 per hour.
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