BARE MINIMUM: WHY WE NEED TO RAISE WAGES FOR AMERICA'S LOWEST-PAID FAMILIES
Bare Minimum: Why We Need to Raise Wages for America’s Lowest-Paid Families
This is a report on working people and their struggle to make a living when paid the federal minimum wage. The report makes a case for raising wages that is grounded in history, economics, movements across the country, and the lived experience of our nation’s lowest-paid working people, with a particular focus on eliminating the tipped minimum wage and the subminimum wage for working people with disabilities.Tweet
Eliminating the tipped minimum wage would help redress the racial and gender iniquities that are rooted in the racist origins of the tipped minimum wage and that still exist today.