Kendall Patterson, 38, works full-time at minimum wage at a daycare center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Kendall Patterson, 38, works full-time at minimum wage at a daycare center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Bill Waugh/MCT
Kendall Patterson, 38, works full-time at minimum wage at a daycare center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Bill Waugh/MCT

On Friday, lowest-wage workers get a raise

July 19, 2009 2:56 PM