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JoEllen Chernow is director of Economic Justice at Center for Popular Democracy.
Saturday, June 25, 2016
The Minimum Wage Needs An Upgrade
Seventy-eight years ago today, the Fair Labor Standards Act made a groundbreaking promise to Americans: the promise of a fair minimum wage for an honest day’s work. That promise, however, has eroded badly over time. In recent decades, the federal benchmark has grown increasingly obsolete,...