Slide 2: "About 3.5 million Americans work for minimum wage earnings."
Slide 15: "The CBO estimated that hiking the federal minimum to $10.10 would reduce total employment by about 500,000 workers, or 0.3%."
Hmm. So that's, what, 1 in 7 of them? Sucks to be that one.
Slide 16: "but they also estimated that it would lift nearly a million people above the poverty line and raise the pay of 16.5 million workers
." (my emphasis)
It goes on to talk about growing momentum and as evidence points to fast food employees walking out and demanding $15/hour minimums (in other news, there is growing momentum from business owners for lower taxes) and then says that increased wages "boost productivity, reduce costs and improve efficiency." (Source: Barack Obama)