Labor & Economic News Blog
Monday, August 26, 2013
Demand for a Decent Wage Remains Unmet
"We demand that there be an increase in the national minimum wage so that men may live in dignity." At the time of the march, the federal minimum wage was $1.15 and the demand called for an increase to $2.00. Had this increase been instituted, today it would be worth $13.39.
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