Workers that make the federal minimum wage haven’t gotten a raise since 2009. Tipped minimum wage workers haven’t gotten a raise since 1991.
These people work hard. They struggle to provide for their families. As many as 25% of those making the federal minimum wage have children.
Ohioans believe that if you put in a hard day’s work, you should bring home a check you can live on. That’s why we raised our minimum wage.
There is no evidence that raising the federal minimum wage hurts businesses. The only reason we haven’t gotten this done is because radical members of Congress refuse to move forward.
We can — and should — raise the federal minimum wage. And members of Congress who aren’t on board need to know just how many of us there are supporting this. Tell Congress that you support raising the federal minimum wage. Sign the petition today.