Ten Years Without a Raise
The federal minimum wage has been stuck at $7.25 for more than ten years. That’s $290 a week, $15,000 a year. In that time, the cost of living has continued to climb, leaving millions of families working harder than ever, but falling behind.
We can do better. Explore our map below illustrating how raising the wage would benefit nearly 40 million workers – 27 percent of the workforce – and read our full report.