Photo Gallery: Round Table in Philadelphia on Raising the Minimum Wage hosted by Acting Secretary Harris
(February 14, 2013)
- Acting Secretary of Labor Harris talks with low-wage workers and union, labor organization representatives during a roundtable discussion in Philadelphia on raising the minimum wage.
- Acting Secretary Harris explains what raising the minimum wage will mean for low wage workers and working families.
- Cheryl Henderson (far left), a baggage handler at the Philadelphia International Airport, explains the hardships she's endured as a minimum wage worker.
- Tracey Mulvehill, recently laid off from both of her minimum-wage jobs, explains how an increase in wages would serve as a tremendous benefit for her and her family.
- Following the roundtable discussion, Acting Secretary Harris thanked Shedaya Ivy for sharing her powerful story of the struggles she's faced as a minimum wage worker and full time college student.
- Acting Secretary Harris with workers who participated in the roundtable discussion in Philadelphia. From left to right are Nadina Patterson, Harris, Tracey Mulvehill, Shedaya Ivy, and Jessica Nunez.
- Acting Secretary Harris shakes hands with John Meyerson, with UFCW Local 1776, Chair of the Southeastern PA AFL-CIO and Chair of the Board of the Philadelphia Unemployment Project.