03/07/2014 10:19 am ET Updated Mar 07, 2014

The Significance Of The Minimum Wage For Women And Families

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I want to focus on the impact of the minimum wage on women.

Let’s start with a few statistics. The typical worker earning the minimum wage is not a teenager and is not male. She is an adult woman. Adult women are the single biggest demographic group among minimum wage workers, far outnumbering teenagers of both genders and men of all ages.

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