What Are Entitlements?

Hardworking men and women are entitled to fair wages and are entitled to not live in poverty; are entitled to support and feed their families because of their hard work; are entitled to the opportunity to earn sick leave to keep their jobs (which 40 million employed Americans are denied).

Media Release: 17 Million Women Are Owed A Raise – 9to5 Applauds New Proposal to Raise Federal Minimum Wage

“In these tough economic times, common sense policies like increasing the minimum wage are crucial for working families struggling to support their families and build a better future,” said Linda Meric, national executive director of 9to5. “The middle class is what drives our economy. We can’t prosper as a nation unless today’s jobs and tomorrow’s jobs provide fair, decent wages.”

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