When Does the Greed Stop?
Senator Ted Kennedy speaking on the Minimum Wage Increase as Chairman of the Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee Chairman.
"We still cannot get a $2.15 over two years! Over two years."
"What is the price we ask the other side that you want from these working men and women? What cost? How much more do we have to give to the private sector and to business. How many billion dollars more are you asking, are you requiring? When does the greed stop, we ask the other side?"
"What is it about working men and women that you find so offensive?"
Watch the YouTube clip of the C-Span 2007 broadcast of Senator Ted Kennedy speaking on the proposed increase of the minimum wage.
The federal minimum wage had not been increased in ten years, since 1997.