Minimum Wage

Minimum Wage

BULLET POINTS

  • Today “working poor” minimum wage workers are cheaper than slaves.
  • Today’s min wage doesn’t cover food, clothing, housing, transportation, and health costs.
  • Today taxpayers subsidize minimum wage companies with welfare to their employees.
  • Food stamps, low income housing, Medicaid, CHIP, TANF, etc and charities too.
  • The minimum wage increases yearly to $20 per hour by 2024.
  • Workers will be forced to upgrade their skill sets to warrant the higher wage.
  • Encourages getting and keeping a job and learning new skills.
  • Creates stable families, less welfare and less crime.
  • Fosters competition, entrepreneurship and innovation.
  • CEO pay is limited to no more than 100 times the lowest paid employee.