No family gets rich from earning the minimum wage. In fact, the current minimum wage does not even lift a family out of poverty.
The real minimum wage is zero.
I thought in this country, the best social program was a job. Yet minimum wage jobs arent paying enough to keep families out of poverty
Anyone who's tried to pay a heating bill, fill a prescription, or simply buy groceries knows all too well that the current minimum wage does not cut the mustard.
At the current $5.15 an hour, the federal minimum wage has become a poverty wage. A full-time worker with one child lives below the official poverty line.
Today a minimum wage earner has to work a day and a half just to pay for a full tank of gas. That is simply shameful.
It is time this Congress listened to the American people and minimum-wage workers, and it is time that we act.
Raising the minimum wage means raising the living wage - and that's good news for Ohio.
Racism is man's gravest threat to man - the maximum of hatred for a minimum of reason.
The minimum wage was due for an increase, but it was important that we offset its cost to small businesses.
The bottom line is that five million low-income Americans working full time for minimum wage, deserve a raise.
6.6 million people will benefit from a rise in the minimum wage.
You get paid more at McDonald's than you do under the existing minimum wage.
These vessels are out of sight, out of mind. They are exempt from minimum-wage requirements, from Coast Guard inspections, OSHA regulations and other safety laws.
I want minimum information given with maximum politeness.
I recommend limiting one's involvement in other people's lives to a pleasantly scant minimum.
Ohio is one of only two states that have a minimum wage below the federal level of $5.15 an hour.
Congress has not raised the minimum wage since 1997. The minimum wage is now at its lowest level in 50 years adjusted for inflation.
It was the labor movement that helped secure so much of what we take for granted today. The 40-hour work week, the minimum wage, family leave, health insurance, Social Security, Medicare, retirement plans. The cornerstones of the middle-class security all bear the union label.
I don't let people use me. That's why I like a small number of people in my life. The more people in my life, the more complex it becomes, so I just try to keep it at a minimum.