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Bonnie Watson Coleman on Jobs

 

 


Move from a minimum wage to a living wage

The gap between the wealthiest and most in need is one that will continue to divide rather than unite our country. To ensure that Americans, of all backgrounds have an opportunity to pursue the American Dream, we must move from a minimum wage to a living wage. Without a living wage, countless Americans continue to struggle to provide a decent life for their families, but because of low wages, they are only able to obtain the bare minimum.

Bonnie Watson Coleman was a lead advocate in New Jersey for the successful "Raise the Wage" campaign to increase the minimum wage in New Jersey. See Bonnie's interview with NJTV here regarding her efforts, alongside New Jersey's Democratic gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono on raising the minimum wage as a referendum question on the ballot. In Congress, Bonnie Watson Coleman will continue to support legislation that guarantee workers a living wage.

Source: 2014 New Jersey House campaign website BonnieForCongress.com , Oct 10, 2014

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