• Jen Psaki says Biden still backs a $15 minimum wage, but he's done little to prod Congress on it

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Joe Biden.
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    The White House says Biden still believes in a $15-per-hour minimum wage.
    Psaki said Biden believes it's "long overdue," but he's done little to prod Congress on it.
    Wages are climbing with employers scrambling for workers, but many more could benefit from a pay bump.
    President Joe Biden still supports a $15 minimum wage, the White House says - but he hasn't made any moves to raise it for the vast majority of workers since it was shot down from the stimulus law in March. Press Secretary Jen Psaki said in a Wednesday briefing, "absolutely, he...
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