US labor secretary to discuss minimum wage in NC

US labor secretary to discuss minimum wage in NC

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by Associated Press

WCNC.com

Posted on April 3, 2013 at 9:04 AM

Updated Friday, Nov 8 at 6:44 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The acting secretary of labor is scheduled to visit Charlotte to discuss President Barack Obama's proposal to raise the minimum wage.
 
Acting Labor Secretary Seth Harris is slated to hold a round-table discussion Wednesday with low-wage workers and advocates about the proposal. The meeting will be held at First Baptist Church-West.
 
Obama has proposed raising the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour from $7.25.
 
Local workers will share their thoughts about how a minimum wage increase would benefit them and their families.
 

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