Minimum Wage

The Center for American Progress has long worked to build the policy case for raising the minimum wage and eliminating the subminimum wage for people with disabilities and tipped workers. The following research and analyses demonstrate how people deserve to be paid fairly for their work and how a higher minimum wage would—rather than limit job growth—provide financial stability for families and boost overall economic growth.

Latest

Show More

Your gift is matched through Giving Tuesday

Make your 100% tax-deductible gift by Tuesday, 30, 11:59 p.m. to double your impact for progressive change and sustainable policy solutions.