While corporate America basks in growing profits, working Americans continue to struggle to make ends meet.
Report proves there is no validity to claims that increasing the wage floor will lead to mass company closings.
Many low-wage employers have been waging a war of fear against raising the minimum wage upwards of $15 an hour. They put out a message, for example, that a fast-food hamburger will now cost $10 and will make products unaffordable.
Workers in recent years have been taking it on the chin from corporations. Quality jobs have vanished and wages seem to be stuck in neutral. And some states have even decided to roll back union rights.
Almost three years ago, just before Thanksgiving, Hostess Brand executives threw their then 18,000 union workers under the bus by blaming them for the need to declare bankruptcy.
Anti-union lawmakers are at it again. Not satisfied with ever-growing income inequality in the U.S.
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