In this week’s address, the president highlights small business owners across the country acting to raise wages for their workers, and calls on Congress to give America a raise so more hard-working Americans have the opportunity to get ahead.
In this week’s address, the president wished Americans a happy Labor Day weekend, highlighted the important economic progress we’ve made and reaffirmed his commitment to accelerate our progress and ensure that our growing economy fuels a strong middle class.
In this week's address, the President made the case for why it's past time to raise the minimum wage. Increasing the national minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would benefit 28 million Americans, and make our economy stronger. While Republicans in Congress have blocked this commonsense proposal, a large and growing coalition of state and local leaders and owners of businesses large and small have answered the President's call and raised wages for their residents and employees.