Raising the Minimum Wage in the United States

Discuss the controversial issue of raising the minimum wage in the United States.

Using your understanding of the labor market, income distribution, and the nature of production, support or oppose former President Obama’s initiative to raise the U.S. minimum wage to $10.10 at the federal level. Research what the current position is on minimum wage. How has it changed since former President Obama’s initiative in 2014? Search on whitehouse.gov for the minimum wage to find the most current federal information.