Infographic: Raising the Minimum Wage Would Have the Greatest Impact on Working Women

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“It’s an indisputable fact that a person working full time at the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour would earn $15,080 per year, below the federal poverty line for any household with children. But opponents of minimum-wage increases like to claim that the workers who would see a raise are mostly “suburban teenagers.” In today’s tough economy, that is simply not true, as the charts below prove.”

From the Center for American Progress. See the original post here.

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