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The Minimum Wage Debate

$15 minimum wage increase has been a national debate for many years. In 2013, the 44th President of United States, Barack Obama called for raising the minimum wages to $9 per hour. This would have directly boosted wages of 15 million people by the end of 2015 and helped reduce poverty and inequality. Unfortunately the House of Republicans voted unanimously to defeat this bill. Since then, no specific minimum wage increase has been allowed a hearing in Congress. There is [...]

2017-10-09T13:05:24+00:00 By |Categories: Employment|Tags: , , |0 Comments