$10 Federal Minimum Wage
Join us to break the cycle of too little, too late raises in the federal minimum wage.
Faith Leader Letter to CongressNearly 700 faith leaders have signed our Faith Leader Letter to be presented to Congress. Help us find leaders from all faiths to sign the letter from every congressional district.
- Read the Faith Leader Letter to Congress.
- Sign the Faith Leader Letter and spread the word. Faith Leader Signatories to Date.
General Public Sign On to Support $10 minimum wage
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Raise the Minimum Wage to $10
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- Recent minimum wage raises are too little, too late.
- The minimum wage is a poverty wage instead of an anti-poverty wage.
- The minimum wage sets the wage floor. A low minimum wage institutionalizes an increasingly low-wage workforce.
- A low minimum wage reinforces a growing gap between haves and have-nots.
- Workers are also consumers. The long-term fall in worker buying power is one reason we are in the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.
- Minimum wage raises go directly to those who need to spend their increased income on food, housing, healthcare, fuel and other necessities.
- Raising the minimum wage lifts workers, business and the economy.
- $10 in 2010 will make up ground lost in minimum wage buying power since 1968.
- $10 in 2010 will bring us closer to the Fair Labor Standards Act “minimum standard of living necessary for health, efficiency and general well-being of workers.”
- $10 in 2010 will strengthen the eroded foundation under our families, communities and economy.
- A job should keep you out of poverty, not keep you in it.