An adequate minimum wage is a bedrock moral value. Our diverse faiths all affirm the dignity of the worker and the moral imperative of fair and just wages. A job should keep you out of poverty, not keep you in poverty. Yet in our own state of Maryland the minimum wage is $7.25 an hour, providing only $15,000 a year for a full-time worker, which is not enough to live on.
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