What Can You Get for a Dime a Day?

Take the Dime A Day Pledge – http://bit.ly/DimeADay – and tell Congress as a consumer, you are willing to pay an extra dime a day in food costs to raise the minimum wage, impacting 29 million low wage workers, 8 million of which are food workers, struggling to get by.

A recent report released by the Labor Food Research Center at UC Berkeley (http://www.rocunited.org/dime-a-day) shows that even if business owners transferred the entire cost of raising workers’ wages onto consumers, raising the minimum wage from $7.50 to $9.80 and the tipped minimum wage from $2.13 to 70% of the regular minimum wage would only cost consumers at most a dime a day in extra food costs.

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