Access matters, and unequal access can have onerous consequences for those who can’t afford the fast lane.
raising the minimum wage
The Fight for 15 movement to raise minimum wages directly led to a collective $68 billion raise for 22 million low-wage workers in both the public and private sectors, according to a new analysis.
Wages hit $15 from D.C. to Silicon Valley and a new analysis points to the working class’s multicultural future.
The proposed legislation would subject for-profit companies with 500 or more employees to a fine for every employee who is paid less than $15 an hour, essentially forcing those companies to raise wages or pay if they refuse.
It would be a good business decision for McDonald's and all the other leading fast-food chains to announce that they're doubling workers' pay, because those workers make it possible for such restaurants to remain profitable and successful.