Archive for May 29th, 2006

Minimum Wage Is Not Living Wage

Posted by Bob Fitrakis on May 29th, 2006

When the Republicans that control the state recently raised Ohio’s minimum wage to match the federal rate of $5.15, there was little cause for rejoicing. The federal minimum wage has not been increased since September 1997. Five fifteen an hour comes out to $10,700 annually, to support oneself or family. There’s a statewide initiative that […]

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