Sam Pizzugati: A bold new call for a ‘maximum wage’
How about taking a moment this Labor Day to reflect about those Americans who earn the least for their labor?
These Americans — workers paid the federal minimum wage — are now making $7.25 an hour. On paper, they’re making the same wage they made in July 2009, the last time we saw the minimum wage change. In reality, minimum-wage workers are making less today than they made last year because inflation has eaten away at their incomes.
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