May 8, 2014 - Raise the Wage PA gathered today all across the state of Pennsylvania to rally for an increase in the minimum wage.
In Erie Dozens gathered outside of the McDonald's along west 12th and Sassafras Street this afternoon. The group says over 1 million struggling Pennsylvania workers would get a raise the state minimum wage increased to at least $10.10/hour. Activist want to tell politicians that Pennsylvania families deserve better.
In Pennsylvania the Gen. assembly last voted to raise the state minimum wage in 2006 from $5.15 an hour to $6.25.
In 2009 the federal minimum wage increased from $6.55 an hour to $7.25 which also increase the wage in Pennsylvania