Under President Obama, we’ve now seen nearly four straight years of job growth, adding more than 9 million private sector jobs. But our economy is still bouncing back from the worst recession since the Great Depression. There’s more work to do—and this is how we’re doing it:

RAISE THE WAGE

No one who works full time should have to raise their family in poverty. Raising the minimum wage would help ensure an honest day’s work earns every hard-working American a fair wage.

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FAIR PAY

On average, a woman still earns just 77 cents for every dollar a man earns. When women are paid less than men, it hurts our families and our economy.

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RENEW UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE

The Senate passed a bill that would renew unemployment insurance for millions of job-seeking Americans. Now it’s time for the House of Representatives to take action.

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A BETTER BARGAIN

A strong economy starts with a strong middle class. But for too long, rising inequality and decreasing economic mobility have posed a fundamental threat to the basic bargain in America—that if you work hard and play by the rules, you can build a better life for you and your family. That’s why we need to preserve the American dream by ensuring every American has access to good-paying jobs, the opportunity to own a home, affordable health care, and a quality education.

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