As President Biden calls for a $15 federal minimum age, some in NC are struggling to make ends meet today.
The sunset of NC’s repeal of HB2 could have far-reaching effects, impacting local non-discrimination ordinances and, even, minimum wage rules.
Ieisha Franceis, a mother and grandmother in Durham, North Carolina, talks about the hardships she endures just trying to make ends meet.
In 2019, Democratic lawmakers introduced at least seven bills to raise the state’s minimum wage, but not a single one received a committee hearing, let alone a vote, in the Republican-controlled legislature.
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