Minimum Wage: U.S. Secretary Of Labor Seth Harris Is Meeting With St. Louis Workers
Here's the full press advisory for today's event.
Acting Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris to host minimum wage round table in St. Louis on May 23
WASHINGTON - Acting Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris on May 23 will hold a round-table discussion with low-wage workers and advocates in St. Louis on President Barack Obama's proposal to raise the minimum wage and ensure that hard work leads to a decent living.
Since the president's State of the Union address in February, the acting secretary and other Labor Department officials have held two dozen round-table discussions with workers around the country.
Local workers will share their thoughts about how a minimum wage increase would benefit them and their families. There will be a brief media availability following the discussion.
WHO: Acting Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris
WHAT: Round table with low-wage workers and advocates
WHERE: Central Reform Congregation
5020 Waterman Blvd.
St. Louis, Mo. 63108
WHEN: Thursday, May 23
10:30 a.m. CDT