Elected officials, advocates, economists, and others voiced their support for increasing the minimum wage in Pennsylvania.
Fast-food workers from 15 cities across the nation are going on strike demanding that companies like McDonald’s implement a $15 per hour minimum wage.
The coronavirus pandemic is worsening drastically across the United States, pushing jobless numbers to highs unseen since last summer.
Women of color, for whom economic recovery is a more difficult task, continue to be hit hardest by the pandemic’s economic downturn.
"We were really shocked with how horrific the situation truly is," said Saru Jayaraman of One Fair Wage.
Since July 2019, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has ignored a bill on his desk that would bring the federal minimum wage close to a living wage over seven years.
Applications for the $300 per-week Lost Wages Assistance program must be submitted by 10 p.m. Friday to receive the benefit for six weeks in August and September.
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