Today, more people than ever are working in jobs that pay too little and offer too few benefits: nearly half the workforce earns under $15 an hour. This isn’t right, or inevitable. We should value and reward hard work.
An Agenda for Giving America’s Working Poor a Raise:
- Raise the federal minimum wage.
- Provide access to earned sick leave.
- Protect overtime pay for millions of workers.
- Expand the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).
Find out more in our report.