Workers Walkout for Wages

Ideas and Issues

June 21, 2021 New Orleans     The silent strike of lower-wage workers doing the math on minimal pay versus unemployment plus stimulus payments continues, but, importantly, a record number of workers are also walking off their jobs looking for greener pastures.  It’s hard for conservatives to make their case that labor shortages are due to …

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Raising Minimum Wages, Good So Far

ACORN Citizen Wealth Financial Justice Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSNew Orleans       While much of the country is stuck at the level of the federal minimum wage, there are enough states and cities that have nudged the numbers up that economists and others are starting to be able to tell with certainty whether the …

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