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Photo Gallery: Acting Secretary Seth D. Harris Discusses Raising the Federal Minimum Wage with Workers in Akron
(May 20, 2013)

Images include:

  • Sheri Myricks, Akron Urban League marketing director starts the program.
  • Fred Wright, president & CEO, Akron Urban League welcomes the participants.
  • Akron, Ohio, Mayor Donald L. Plusquellic speaks to the group.
  • Acting Secretary Seth D. Harris talks with workers about raising the federal minimum wage.
  • ReJeanne Payne says an increase in the federal minimum wage would help her raise her son.
  • Thomas Jones says he has to manage his money very carefully and would benefit greatly from a minimum wage increase.
  • Steven Titumus says of an increase in the federal wage, 'I might be able to take my kids camping - do something for them.'
  • Sammeka Luster is earning the minimum wage while trying to take care of her younger sister.
  • Sandra Stanley asks acting Secretary Harris for advice on how she can advocate for a higher minimum wage for herself and other workers.
  • Darla Earnest also asks for advice on how to best advocate for a higher minimum wage.
  • Acting Secretary Harris and participants of the round table discussion stop for a photo outside of the Akron Urban League.

Images include:

  • Sheri Myricks, Akron Urban League marketing director starts the program.
  • Fred Wright, president & CEO, Akron Urban League welcomes the participants.
  • Akron, Ohio, Mayor Donald L. Plusquellic speaks to the group.
  • Acting Secretary Seth D. Harris talks with workers about raising the federal minimum wage.
  • ReJeanne Payne says an increase in the federal minimum wage would help her raise her son.
  • Thomas Jones says he has to manage his money very carefully and would benefit greatly from a minimum wage increase.
  • Steven Titumus says of an increase in the federal wage, 'I might be able to take my kids camping - do something for them.'
  • Sammeka Luster is earning the minimum wage while trying to take care of her younger sister.
  • Sandra Stanley asks acting Secretary Harris for advice on how she can advocate for a higher minimum wage for herself and other workers.
  • Darla Earnest also asks for advice on how to best advocate for a higher minimum wage.
  • Acting Secretary Harris and participants of the round table discussion stop for a photo outside of the Akron Urban League.