Let Justice Roll in the News

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Holly Sklar
Jul 23 2009 Distributed by McClatchy Tribune News Service
Are you better off than you were 40 years ago? Not if you're a minimum wage worker...
Jonathan Springston
Jul 23 2009 Atlanta Progressive News

The federal minimum wage is set to increase Friday to $7.25 per hour. The Let Justice Roll Living Wage Campaign said in a press release this week that the increase is good but not enough. Their campaign calls for a $10 minimum wage in 2010....

Jul 22 2009

Minimum wage raises have been so little, so late that even with the increase to $7.25 on July 24, workers will still make less than the $7.93 minimum wage of 1956, adjusting for inflation. It...

Jul 22 2009 Metro Latino USA
Minimum wage raises have been so little, so late that even with the increase to $7.25 on July 24, workers will still make less than the $7.93 minimum wage of 1956, adjusting for inflation.It would take $9.92 to match the buying power of the minimum...
Tony Pugh
Jul 19 2009 McClatchy Newspapers

WASHINGTON — The final installment of a three-part increase in the federal minimum wage is proving to be the most controversial.

Two previous wage hikes, one in 2007, the other in...

Fred Hammond
Jul 19 2009 Tuscaloosa News
A coalition of faith leaders and community partners, called Let Justice Roll is calling on Congress to raise the minimum again in 2010 to $10 an hour. The grass roots organization claims this will move us closer to the goal of the “minimum...
Jul 19 2009 Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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Cindia Cameron, Organizing Director, 9to5 National Association of Working Women Co-chair, Georgia Minimum Wage Coalition

In 1938, with an unemployment rate of 19 percent, President Franklin Roosevelt said...