Tell Congress to pass President Obama's proposed increase to the minimum wage

In his State of the Union address, the president called on Congress to declare "that in the wealthiest nation on Earth, no one who works full-time should have to live in poverty, and raise the federal minimum wage to $9.00 an hour."

The minimum wage hasn’t gone up since 2009, and today, working full-time at minimum wage isn’t enough to put a family of two above the poverty line. What’s more, 47 percent of the people affected by an increase to $9 are already working full-time.

Please sign the petition urging Congress to raise the minimum wage to $9, and also tie it to inflation so that we don't keep having this fight every few years.

To the 113th Congress:

If you work full-time, you shouldn’t live in poverty. Please raise the minimum wage to $9 an hour, and tie it to inflation so minimum-wage workers won’t have to wait years for a raise.
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3384 total signers.

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