Quotations on Wage

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It's a tragedy, but with your support and your help we will wage this fight and we're going to win it.
- Michael D. Barnes
(Keywords: Fight, Help, Support, Tragedy, Wage, Will)

The national minimum wage has not been increased in 9 years. By year's end, 21 States across America will have a minimum wage exceeding the Federal minimum wage.
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Keywords: America, End, states, Wage, Will, Years)

We will never have real safety and security for wage earners unless we provide for safety and security for the wage payers and wage savers.
- William J. H. Boetcker
(Keywords: Safety, Security, Wage, Will)

Similarly, today, we do not know what will happen as we wage the War on Terror. We do know that we can count on the strong support from our closest ally and friend in the world in winning this war to secure our freedoms and the freedoms for all peoples throughout the world.
- Kit Bond
(Keywords: War, Friend, Winning, Support, Terror, Today, Wage, Will, World)

6.6 million people will benefit from a rise in the minimum wage.
- Russ Carnahan
(Keywords: People, Wage, Will)

Congress has not raised the minimum wage since 1997. The minimum wage is now at its lowest level in 50 years adjusted for inflation.
- Russ Carnahan
(Keywords: Congress, Inflation, Now, Wage, Years)

The market tends to pay as a wage what an individual laborer is worth. But the case last studied suggests the question how accurately the law operates in practice. May it not be an honest law, but be so vitiated in its working as to give a dishonest result?
- John Bates Clark
(Keywords: Law, May, Practice, Question, Result, Wage, Worth)

If a man or a woman puts in an honest day's work, they should to be able to earn a living wage.
- Richard J. Codey
(Keywords: Work, Day, Living, Man, Wage, Woman)

It has now been over 7 years since Congress last raised the minimum wage to its current level of $5.15 per hour. Since that last increase, Congress's failure to adjust the wage for inflation has reduced the purchasing power of the minimum wage to record low levels.
- Jon Corzine
(Keywords: Power, Failure, Congress, Inflation, Now, Wage, Years)

An increase in the relative price of products from the low wage manufacturers in Asia and Latin America will also make those products less attractive to American consumers.
- Martin Feldstein
(Keywords: America, American, Wage, Will)

By providing outstanding economic leadership, this country can wage its attack successfully - and can thereby build the foundations of a peaceful world.
- James Forrestal
(Keywords: Leadership, Country, Wage, World)

Certainly other things we can do, we gotta promote after-school employment, give kids an opportunity, raising the minimum wage was part of that, we can't expect that young people are going to feel they can make a living out there for such low wages.
- Matt Gonzalez
(Keywords: People, Opportunity, Kids, Living, Wage, Wages)

If US per capita income continues to grow at a rate of 1.5 percent a year, the country will have plenty of money to finance comfortable retirements and high-quality healthcare for all citizens, including those at the bottom of the wage ladder.
- William Greider
(Keywords: Finance, Money, Country, Healthcare, Income, Wage, Will)

The tax laws are written by men with considerable net worth, and with little understanding of what wage-earners must do to make ends meet.
- Martin L. Gross
(Keywords: Men, Tax, Laws, Understanding, Wage, Worth)

Today, the Federal minimum wage purchases less than it has at any point in the last 50 years. Let me repeat: The Federal minimum wage purchases less than it has at any point in the last 50 years.
- Alcee Hastings
(Keywords: Today, Wage, Years)

In our modern world of interdependent nations, hardly any state can wage war successfully without raising loans and buying war materials of every kind in the markets of other nations.
- Arthur Henderson
(Keywords: War, Buying, Nations, State, Wage, World)

The influx of women into paid work and her increased power raise a woman's aspirations and hopes for equal treatment at home. Her lower wage and status at work and the threat of divorce reduce what she presses for and actually expects.
- Arlie Hochschild
(Keywords: Power, Women, Work, Home, Aspirations, Divorce, Treatment, Wage, Woman)

With millions of family wage manufacturing jobs lost since 2001, we need an energy bill that takes bold action to tap into American ingenuity in order to lead the world in new clean energy technology, rather than playing catch-up to the Japanese, Danish, and Germans.
- Jay Inslee
(Keywords: Family, Technology, Action, American, Energy, Jobs, Manufacturing, Order, Wage, World)

It is no longer an unwritten law of American capitalism that industry will attempt to maintain wages at a level that allows a single wage to support a family.
- Christopher Lasch
(Keywords: Family, American, Capitalism, Law, Support, Wage, Wages, Will)

House Republican leadership have refused to allow a clean minimum wage vote. Close to 15 million Americans will be affected if we did this. Do Republicans really expect a family to live on less than $11,000 a year?
- Bill Pascrell
(Keywords: Family, Leadership, Americans, Republican, Republicans, Vote, Wage, Will)

If we just let our vision of the world go forth, and we embrace it entirely, and we don't try to piece together clever diplomacy but just wage a total war, our children will sing great songs about us years from now.
- Richard Perle
(Keywords: War, Vision, Children, Diplomacy, Now, Songs, Wage, Will, World, Years)

It is impossible to forget the sense of dignity which marks the hour when one becomes a wage-earner... I felt that I had suddenly acquired value to myself, to my family, and to the world.
- Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
(Keywords: Family, Dignity, Forget, Sense, Value, Wage, World)

In the Muslim world, there are many people who have been vocal and we have been very vocal against extremists. But how to win this battle is an ongoing battle. And we must continue to wage the battle for peace.
- Feisal Abdul Rauf
(Keywords: Peace, People, Muslim, Battle, Wage, World)

He thinks with regret of the great days when he could at harvest time at least go down into Hungary and work on the big estates and bring back, as his wage, a side of bacon for the winter. That was wealth, to him.
- Douglas Reed
(Keywords: Time, Work, Wealth, Harvest, Regret, Wage, Winter)

Women of the working class, especially wage workers, should not have more than two children at most. The average working man can support no more and and the average working woman can take care of no more in decent fashion.
- Margaret Sanger
(Keywords: Women, Care, Children, Class, Fashion, Man, Support, Wage, Woman, Workers)

Hopefully, 21 years later, Judge Roberts possesses an openness with respect to issues of gender-based wage discrimination.
- Olympia Snowe
(Keywords: Discrimination, Gender, Respect, Wage, Years)

I think the economic logic behind dumping a load of toxic waste in the lowest wage country is impeccable and we should face up to it.
- Lawrence Summers
(Keywords: Country, Logic, Wage, Waste)

I do not support raising the minimum wage, and the reason is as follows. When the minimum wage is raised, workers are priced out of the market. That is the economic reality that seems, at least so far, to be missing from this discussion.
- John Sununu
(Keywords: Reality, Reason, Support, Wage, Workers)

The war we have to wage today has only one goal and that is to make the world safe for diversity.
- U. Thant
(Keywords: War, Goal, Diversity, Today, Wage, World)

Today, there are more Americans working than ever before in the history of our Nation, and the average wage of those workers is higher than it has ever been in the history of our Nation.
- Todd Tiahrt
(Keywords: History, Americans, Nation, Today, Wage, Workers)

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