Issues: Minimum Wage


POWERPOINT: This Is Who Benefits From a $15 Minimum Wage Increase in PA

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Minimum Wage Increase to $15 Means More Income for 1.6M in PA

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Fast Facts: This Is Who Benefits From an Increased Minimum Wage in PA

DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT HERE. Read our report “Minimum Wage Increase to $15 Means More Income for 1.6M in PA” here....

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Pizza and the Minimum Wage

Originally published at Penn-Live on April 09, 2019 Spend a little time talking to Republican (and some Democratic) legislators about...

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The State of Working Pennsylvania 2020

Scroll down to read Executive Summary and see pdf of full report; click here to download.   Read press...

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Earth to PA Lawmakers: 1.8 Million Pennsylvanians, Many in Rural PA, Are Paying the Price of Your Inaction

Pennsylvania’s legislative majority failed to raise our minimum wage in 2019, rejecting House and Senate legislation to get to...

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STATEMENT: On Raising the Minimum Wage in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG—Stephen Herzenberg, executive director of the Keystone Research Center, made the following statement following Governor Tom Wolf’s announcement of...

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Fact vs. Myth on the Minimum Wage

A one-page version of this piece can be found here. Raising the minimum wage is not a hand-out to...

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FACT SHEET: Five Misconceptions About the Minimum Wage

But, in our advocacy to raise the minimum wage over the past few years, we’ve heard a number of...

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Review of IFO’s Minimum Wage Analysis

In what follows we review estimates published by the Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) of the number of workers affected,...

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Child Care for Minimum Wage Workers in PA Costs 78.5% of Annual Earnings

“This fight for $15 is about more than money, it’s about being able to live.” — Reverend Dr. William...

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RELEASE: Effects of a Minimum Wage Increase on Social Safety Net

INCREASED INCOME FROM RAISING MINIMUM WAGE IS GREATER, AND IN MOST CASES, FAR GREATER THAN THE LOSS IN BENEFITS...

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