Sister Simone Campbell testified before the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) committee at a hearing about the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013 .
Please call for a just minimum wage that respects the dignity of work. Connect with us and our partners about raising the minimum wage on social media by using the hashtag #raisethewage .
Currently, too many people are working full time, sometimes more than one job, and unable to make ends meet. More than half of the workers who will be helped by a minimum wage increase work full time. If the minimum wage were increased, 14.2% of all workers would be impacted,