Increase Minimum wage
the minimum wage should be increased to at least $9.00 an hr
Young people are hurt more by minimum wage than older people: 21% of people under 21 earn minimum wage compared to only 3% of people over 25.
"Characteristics of Minimum Wage Workers: 2012." U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 26 Feb. 2013. Web. 07 Dec. 2013.
6 percent of the women are paid less then, the 3 percent of the men that are working.
"Characteristics of Minimum Wage Workers: 2012." U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 26 Feb. 2013. Web. 07 Dec. 2013
The request for the increase for minimum wage in the U.S is to $12. That’s is very reasonable, today minimum wage in France is $13 an hour and in Australian is $15 an hour in America minimum is $ 7.25 . so France and Australian together with unemployment of just 5.7 percent.
"N.H.L. ROUNDUP; Flyers Win Their Third in a Row." The New York Times. The New York Times, 31 Dec. 2007. Web. 09 Dec. 2013.
This may boost workforce, this may lead to an increase in productivity. In the United States, increasing the minimum wage is a historically controversial issue
STUDY: Raising The Minimum Wage Especially Benefits Women." ThinkProgress RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Dec. 2013.