"Minimum Wage" The Middle Class is the economic engine of American prosperity, providing social mobility, making the American Dream obtainable for everyone. 30 years of wage stagnation has decimated the middle class. This is the quickest way to fix America NOW. Increased Income = Increased Spending = IncreasedDemand
Everyone deserves a living wage of at least $15.00 per hour.
Indexed for automatic increases to maintain actual value.
It should be illegal (with large fines) for any employer to pay employees less than $15.00 per hour.
All employers paying their employees so little that they must rely on public assistance (food stamps, etc.) should be fined by the Federal, State and Local Governments for transferring their obligations to the taxpayers.
The minimum wage in Switzerland is $25.00; 90% of the Swiss workforce earns more. The minimum wage in Australia is $17.00.
Look for the "American Strong" declaration on merchant’s front doors and in their advertising which reads: "We are "American Strong" and we proudly pay all employees at least $15.00 per hour, strengthening the American Middle Class, increasing consumer demand, sales, profits, increasing the tax base and reducing America's deficit."
When you go shopping, shop at merchants displaying "American Strong," and keep "American Strong."
"American Strong" is working with you to restore American's dignity and respect, rebuilding the Middle Class and ending dependence on government assistance programs.
Providing everyone with a living wage of at least $15.00 per hour will help stop human trafficking. Anyone using the "American Strong" sign, insignia, or declaration and NOT paying every employee at least $15.00 per hour will be sued for copyright infringement with photographic evidence obtained from "American Strong" Members.