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Raising the Minimum Wage

by United State of Women | 4.4.18

Let’s ensure that all women are given liveable wages that increase their overall household income. Learn more, and take action above or below.


Though there is cause for optimism in the recent modest rise in overall household incomes, the fact is that far too many full-time workers and their families live at or near poverty, and that their wages are not keeping pace with productivity or the overall growth in wages for higher-wage workers. Not surprisingly, a disproportionate share of workers in low-wage jobs are women and women of color, and nearly two-thirds of minimum wage workers in the United States are women. Thankfully, we have a set of proven and effective tools to raise wages and enforce proper payment.






Solutions:

– Raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour

– Pass the Wage Theft Prevention and Wage Recovery Act

– Extend minimum wage and overtime protections to home care workers

– Enforce violations of the new overtime regulation through immediate, publicly visible actions.


Looking for other ways to take action?

Donate

Donate to Fight For 15 (Learn More)

Sign the Petition

Sign Move On’s petition to raise the minimum wage to $15/hour! (Learn More)

Take Action

Take action with the National Women’s Law Center (Learn More)

United State of Women is a project of Civic Nation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit non-partisan organization, and does not support or oppose any candidate running for public office or any political party. All actions taken and opinions expressed through the United State of Women Action Center, including message-sending to lawmakers, are taken on behalf of the individual user.

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