Biden: Women Paid Less than Men in Part Because of Low Minimum Wage

The vice president also pitched a higher minimum wage as a means of making employees more loyal to their employers

Weekly Address: Raise The Minimum Wage – It’s The Right Thing To Do For Hardworking Americans (White House)

WASHINGTON, DC— In this week’s address, Vice President Biden discusses the importance of raising the federal minimum wage. It’s good for workers, it’s good for business, and it would help close the gender pay gap, as women make up more than half of the workers who stand to benefit from a raise. And as the Vice President highlights, Congress should boost the federal minimum wage because it is what a majority of the American people want.

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