The 2019 Raise the Wage Act (H.R. 582), historic legislation that would gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 by 2025, passed in the House of Representatives. According to the Economic Policy Institute , gradually raising the minimum wage to $15 would increase wages for up to 33 million people. Once fully phased in, this translates into an annual pay increase of about $2,760 for the average affected year-round worker.
— AFL-CIO (@AFLCIO) July 18, 2019
The Raise the Wage Act of 2019 would:
End subminimum wage certificates for workers with disabilities to provide opportunities for workers with disabilities to be competitively employed and participate more