It's been 13 years since the U.S. raised the minimum wage
Posted on AllSides July 25th, 2022
From The Left
As Americans grapple with the stiffest inflation in 40 years, many workers may ponder another milestone today: It's been exactly 13 years since the last time the U.S. raised the federal minimum wage.
That's the longest time the baseline wage has stayed flat since the nation first implemented a minimum wage during the Great Depression.
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