Thomas Perez http://wfpl.org en U.S. Labor Secretary Visit Highlights Louisville's Challenges http://wfpl.org/post/us-labor-secretary-visit-highlights-louisvilles-challenges <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Stories from low-wage workers were shared with U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez Wednesday and many&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">said they support raising the federal minimum wage, but that there also needs to be a more comprehensive plan to truly improve inequity.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Also sharing in the conversation were small business owners who agreed that the federal minimum wage should be raised, although Perez noted some do believe raising the wage would be a hindrance&nbsp;on operations.</span></p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 22:31:09 +0000 Devin Katayama 7628 at http://wfpl.org U.S. Labor Secretary Visit Highlights Louisville's Challenges