American Prospect: The Perils of $7.25

July 30, 2017

“On July 24, 2009 the federal minimum wage was increased from $6.55 to $7.25 an hour, the third and final increment of a bipartisan-backed law passed in 2007,” writes Justin Miller in The American Prospect. “In the eight years since , the United States’ wage floor has remained stuck at that level, the prospects of […]

Sanders, Democrats Introduce $15 Minimum Wage Bill

May 25, 2017

Senator Bernie Sanders, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Senator Patty Murray—the top Democrat on the Health, Educa-tion, Labor and Pensions Committee—and 28 other Democratic senators introduced the Senate legislation on Thursday. […]

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