The two-income American family has become increasingly necessary is an age where a majority of workers are being stifled by stagnant or even falling wages. Mothers who entered in the workforce were in previous decades derided for such a decision. But that is not the case today.
Elected officials from coast to coast, frustrated by Capitol Hill's lack of action to address the pitifully low U.S. minimum wage, have decided to take the issue on themselves by raising the wage floor. Sometimes, it's been through the local or state halls of power. Other times, it's been at the ballot box.
America's workforce finds itself at two different polar ends. There are those struggling in largely low-income jobs who many times can't get enough hours to cover their bills. And then there are those at the professional level who are seemingly expected to work around the clock. In both instances, families are suffering.
Here's some more news on what happened in yesterday's election:
Voters said yes to paid sick days in Massachusetts and several cities in New Jersey and California. According to CNN Money,