Outlook for $15-an-hour minimum wage boosted by new government report

Louisiana one of 5 states without its own minimum wage

People gather together to ask the McDonald’s corporation to raise workers wages to a $15 minimum wage as well as demanding the right to a union on May 23, 2019, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The nationwide protest at McDonald’s was held on the day of the company’s shareholder meeting. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)