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Resolution Number: 2003-C030
Title: Urge Legislation to Raise the Federal Minimum Wage
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred as Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 74th General Convention urge our elected congresspersons and U.S. senators to initiate or support legislation raising the federal minimum wage to at least $8.70 an hour, this figure being the hourly equivalent of an annual wage at the current federal poverty line, $18,100 for a family of four persons.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Minneapolis, 2003 (New York: General Convention, 2004), p. 262.