Type of Content: News

Subtype: Website Post

Resource Title: What a Higher Minimum Wage Would Mean for Older Workers

Publication Title: Next Avenue

Publish Date: May 4, 2021

Here’s the reality: many more workers 55 and older earn minimum wages than those 19 and younger — 15% versus 10%. There are about 5 million minimum-wage workers who are 55 and older.

And low-wage employees late in their work lives have an enormous stake in the fight to raise the federal minimum wage from its current $7.25 an hour to the leading proposal of $15.

What a Higher Minimum Wage Would Mean for Older Workers

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