The Raise the Wage Act would lift pay for more than a quarter of all U.S. workers: Number of workers (in millions) who would benefit if the federal minimum wage were increased to $15 by 2024
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Source: Economic Policy Institute Minimum Wage Simulation Model using data from the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, and Congressional Budget Office. See Cooper, Mokhiber, and Zipperer 2019.