Why Minimum Wage Is A Women’s Issue
FEBRUARY 27, 2013
You might’ve already heard about President Obama’s proposal to raise the minimum wage to $9 per hour in an effort to tie in earnings with the cost of living – something several Americans have been struggling with, especially women. Why is the minimum wage a women’s issue? Bureau of Labor statistics, which illustrated the fact that 64 percent of minimum wage workers were women. million adult women (age 20 or older) who only earn the minimum wage.