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"Nearly 15% of the nation's 2.4 million waiters and waitresses live in poverty, compared with about 7% of all workers." We can't just look at the minimum wage--we have to look at the tipped #minimumwage, too!

Tips Don't Add Up for Most Waiters and Waitresses

Some Live in Poverty, While Median Income Falls Below Average

Looks like it might be time to raise the wage, right? Thanks to AFL-CIO and Economic Policy Institute for the image!

How I lived on $20/week (including links to where every penny went, my grocery list and meal plan/recipes)
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The Kim Six Fix

DIY, home improvement, crafts and food on a shoe string budget. Stop making that honey-do list and take projects into your own hands

It’s Time To Give Millennials A Raise

It’s Time To Give Millennials A Raise | Generation Progress

How a stagnant minimum wage impacts young Americans. Read more ›

6 Surprising Facts About the Minimum Wage
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6 Surprising Facts About the Minimum Wage

For more information go to http://www.americanprogress.orgThe federal minimum wage has not been raised in more than five years. Here's six facts explaining w...

If we had a lot more women in Congress, the minimum wage would be increased. Take it away, the National Women's Law Center!

If We Had A Lot More Women In Power, The Minimum Wage Would Have Been Increased By Now. Here's Why.

Many of these women probably have kids. And many will have to depend on welfare and Medicaid because of the minimum wage. See where I'm going with this?

Minimum Wage Boost Could Help Central Florida Women
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Author and vlogger John Green has some serious thoughts about raising the minimum wage.
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Here's The Most Simple Argument Against Raising The Minimum Wage. It's Not As Simple As You Think.

There's been a lot of talk lately about raising the minimum wage. Whether you're for it or against it, John Green lays out some interesting food for thought that's well worth your watch.

Putting a human face on the minimum wage

Putting a human face on the minimum wage

Opinion: What it means when you don’t earn a living wage

6 Pie Charts for Pi Day: Women and the Low-Wage Workforce | National Women's Law Center

6 Pie Charts for Pi Day: Women and the Low-Wage Workforce | NWLC

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6 Pie Charts for Pi Day: Women and the Low-Wage Workforce

6 Pie Charts for Pi Day: Women and the Low-Wage Workforce | NWLC

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Is raising the #minimumwage good families? (clue: the answer is yes)
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EPI Charts on Twitter

“Is #minimumwage good for families? The avg low-wage worker earns half of her family's income. http://t.co/2e3unmCSU6”

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#RaisetheWage!

Moms are working hard for this country. Isn’t it time that our country works for moms!? Tell Congress to raise the minimum wage.

Republican Congressional Candidate Touts Progressive Minimum Wage Fix

Republican Congressional Candidate Touts Progressive Minimum Wage Fix

An unlikely advocate for one of the most progressive minimum wage proposals emerged last week: Republican congressional candidate David Jolly. Democratic nominee Alex Sink supports raising the…

75 economists back minimum wage hike

Economists push for minimum wage increase

Group of 75 economists offer backing to Democratic proposal to hike federal minimum wage to $10.10. Increase would boost paychecks of millions of workers, and give a small boost to the economy, they say.