The minimum wage hasn't gone up at the federal level since 2007.
Lawrence Scott, who makes $11 an hour assembling car seats, has three kids.
We speak with Helen Cheeks, who works as an unaccompanied minor agent at Reagan National Airport.
We examine how increasing the minimum wage impacts the overall economy and job sector.
Employees of one of the nation's fastest growing industries also make some of its lowest wages.
In Seattle, some entrepreneurs are embracing the call for a higher minimum wage.
For small business owners, paying minimum wage employees more might mean cutting jobs, raising prices, or both.
Adjunct professors are part-time contract workers who don’t enjoy the same compensation as their full-time counterparts.
Here & Now looks at the impact a raise would have on states, the federal government and workers themselves.