Keep The Minimum Wage At Historic Lows

Workers are working harder than ever, but are experiencing slow wage growth. Raising the minimum wage would increase wages for 35 million Americans and boost the economy: workers would have more money to spend, businesses would have more customers, and employers would be able to hire more employees. Unfortunately, all of the GOP presidential candidates oppose increasing the federal minimum wage and the party’s front-runner, Donald Trump, has even claimed that wages are too high.

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  • You know all that “sky is falling” rhetoric about what would happen if the US increased the minimum wage? Well, let’s see how that stands up:
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