In President Obama‘s recent State of The Union address he made some pretty major proposals to better our economy and country as a whole. One of them being a $2.85 adjustment to the minimum wage. That’s right he urged Congress to raise it from the current $7.25 to a more appealing $10.10.
President Barack Obama will raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour for federal contractors hired in the future, an initiative to be unveiled tonight in his State of the Union address.
Obama will issue an executive order for contract workers performing services and those in construction — and repeat his call to reluctant lawmakers to increase the minimum wage for all employed Americans. READ MORE HERE