Tag: minimum wage
There is no doubt that the October jobs report was encouraging.
What’s really happening is more accurately described as a living-wage shortage, a hazard pay shortage, a childcare shortage, a paid sick leave shortage, and a health care shortage.
"We are literally starving. It's time for Congress to act."
“I am not afraid, I will fight for liberation cause I know why I was made. I am not afraid.”
Congress ought to be listening to actual workers explain why they’re not rushing back to the jobs being offered by restaurant chains and such.
Economists have estimated that hiking the wage floor to $15 for federal contract workers would result in direct raises for at least 240,000 low-wage employees.
"It is baffling that any member of the U.S. Senate could look at the crisis this country is enduring and decide that tens of millions of low-income workers should not get a raise."