Please support legislation to establish a minimum wage in Alabama above the federal minimum to allow working men and women to better provide for themselves and their families. We must find a wage that is fair for businesses and employees.
Why is this important?
Currently, a family with two parents working full-time and making minimum wage cannot make enough money to make ends meet, according to cost of living estimates for the State of Alabama. The Economic Policy Institute has conducted a study that confirms that a $9.80 minimum wage would create 1,800 new jobs and give half a million people in Alabama a raise.
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