Minimum Wage
Raising America's Pay

Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 would take 1.7 million workers off public assistance programs and save taxpayers $7.6 billion a year. Read the report

A century of segregationist public policy created our racially divided metropolitan landscape, and this history is wholly inseparable from the recent tragedy in Ferguson. Read the report

Between 2010 and 2013, inflation-adjusted median home values fell by 4.6 percent for white households and 18.4 percent for African American households, but increased by 3.7 percent for Hispanic households. View the snapshot

Raising America’s Pay is a new EPI initiative to make wage growth an urgent national policy priority. Generating broad-based wage growth is the central economic challenge of our time—essential to addressing income inequality and boosting living standards. View the research


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