Minimum Wage Loses Ground Since Its Banner Year In 1968

Posted: January 10, 2014 in poverty
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When President Lyndon Johnson launched the War on Poverty 50 years ago, part of it was a pushed to increase the nation’s minimum wage. Low-wage workers actually saw their purchasing power peak while Johnson was in office.

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