Relief for Workers at Bottom: Minimum Wage Goes Up

Isaiah Reed barely gets by, working about 20 hours a week on the grill at a Nashville, Tenn., Wendy's. His salary: just $7 an hour. That's $560 a month, if he gets all of his hours. Reed rides the bus to work, has a roommate and is on TEXTfood stamps but still struggles to pay the bills. Today, Reed and millions of other Americans get a raise as the federal minimum wage increases 70 cents to $7.25 an hour. How Is the Economy Treating You? Share Your Story With ABC News Reed already earned...Full Story
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