The first week of July, Burlington Coat Factory, TJ Maxx inc, Ross, Wal-Mart are retailers that have increased their employees wages from $7.25 to $9 an hour. Wal-Mart will increase employees wages increments through training, investing in education and workers programs. Since 2013 President Obama and low-wage employees have been fighting to raise the minimum wage and Congress has done nothing about it. With elections kicking into high gear, some Senators and Representatives are up for re-election and because they have failed at not doing what is best for the people, this issue should be oneĀ reason why not to elect a GOP into office.

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