Nader: Conservative Workers Will Support Minimum Wage Hike

At a Capitol Hill press conference to introduce Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr.’s “Catching Up to 1968 Act of 2012″ legislation, activist Ralph Nader stated that he believes conservative workers making the minimum wage should and will support current efforts to increase their wages to $10.00 an hour.

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