The student news site of Lambert High School

The Lambert Post

The student news site of Lambert High School

The Lambert Post

The student news site of Lambert High School

The Lambert Post

Increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour will give millions of Americans the opportunity to rise out of poverty and into financial security.

Why increasing minimum wage is the best thing for American families

Justin Gibbs-Poe, Opinions Editor October 19, 2017

The federal minimum wage is defined as the lowest amount of compensation that an employer can legally provide to their workers. In terms of the amount of low skilled workers around the country, the amount...

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Collin Burt (senior) and Max Kimble (junior) , both full time students at Lambert, smile at the camera during their short break off at Steak n Shake.

Full-time student workers

Kelly Yoon , Social Media Lead December 1, 2016

Most students (primarily juniors and seniors) at Lambert High start driving at the age of 16 to school, work, and really just anywhere. As they start driving along the road, most head off to their first...

Americans working minimum wage are forced into practically impossible budgets.

Minimum wage needs a raise

Quinn Forney, Online Editor February 2, 2016

$5.15. That’s the minimum wage in Georgia, at least for those who aren’t protected under the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This minimum wage is the lowest in the continental United States...

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