The Minimum Wage and the EITC: Complementary Strategies Helping Working Women Lift Their Families Out of Poverty

The minimum wage and the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) are two federal policies that help low-income workers, especially women, make ends meet and support their families. Improvements to the minimum wage and the EITC are necessary as important complements to—not substitutes for—one another.

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