No household with a person working fulltime should be living
below the poverty threshold. Yet, that is the case for millions of Americans. Work needs to pay! The current federal
minimum wage of $7.25 per hour provides a fulltime employee $15,080 annually.
In 2014, the poverty threshold for a single person was $12,316; for a family of
four it is over $24,000, leaving families in severe poverty although they are
working fulltime. Read more