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First Lady Frances Wolf Visits The Lancaster Sweet Shoppe, Encourages Action to Increase Pennsylvania’s Outdated Minimum Wage

Lancaster, PA – First Lady Frances Wolf today met with employees of The Stroopie Co. at The Lancaster Sweet Shoppe where she called on Pennsylvania legislators to support workers and finally increase the commonwealth’s minimum wage to $15 per hour. “Too many families in Pennsylvania are struggling to put food on their tables due to…

$15 Minimum Wage is a Vital Issue for Women

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf said today a $15 minimum wage would boost pay for 1.2 million working women, many of whom are working mothers already dealing with the gender pay gap. “A $15 minimum wage is a women’s issue and it is vital for families,” said Governor Wolf. “Sixty percent of the workers…

Vast Majority of Low-Wage Workers in Pennsylvania Are Adults

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today highlighted research finding 89 percent of the workers benefiting from a $15 per hour minimum wage are adults and more than 18 percent are age 55 and older. “The overwhelming majority of workers who benefit from finally raising Pennsylvania’s minimum wage are adults, particularly working women,” said Gov.…

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