It’s damn near impossible to live on double the minimum wage. It’s a tight squeeze even on triple the minimum wage. Expecting people to live on the minimum wage is a joke.
By Jueseppi B.
Let’s Talk About the Minimum Wage
Published on May 1, 2014
Workers, business owners and community leaders share why they think it’s time to raise the federal minimum wage. Visit http://www.dol.gov/minwage to learn more about this issue.
The Employment Situation in April
US created 288,000 jobs in April vs 210,000 est
Economists had been anticipating 210,000 new jobs and a 6.6 percent rate.
Employment growth was solid in April, as businesses added jobs for the 50th consecutive month, and the unemployment rate fell. The employment data can fluctuate from month-to-month, and while this month’s report happens to be above expectations, it is still broadly consistent with the recent trends we have been seeing in the labor market. The President…
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