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The $7.25 Minimum Wage Is Too Low for 21st Century America

Salvatore Babones @ Truthout - On July 24, 2009, America's minimum wage went up from $6.55 an hour to $7.25 an hour. It hasn't changed since.

On July 24, 2012, the National Employment Law Project (NELP) will be coordinating a National Day of Action to Raise the Minimum Wage, with events planned in more than 30 cities.  Read more.

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