President Obama Calls For A National Wage

President Obama Calls For A National Wage

President Obama has again called Congress to raise the federal minimum wage. “This year, more than half of our states guarantee their workers a wage higher than the federal minimum, but despite this progress we still have work to do,” the president concluded. “I continue to encourage states, cities, counties and companies to lift their workers’ wages, and I urge Congress to finally do the right thing and give America a raise.” Cities such as Seattle and San Francisco have reported the closing of businesses because they could not afford a $15 minimum wage.

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