Three myths about the minimum wage


Three myths about the minimum wage

Maggie McCaffrey works as a barista in Minneapolis and rarely clears a living hourly wage, even with tips. She is having trouble paying down her student loans, and asks: “In what other industry are customers expected to pay the worker’s wage?”
So Maggie joined the Fight for $15 — the movement that has taken hold across the country. Faced with more than three decades of stagnating wages, workers have raised their voices with the simple request that their work should pay enough for them to have a decent living. Minneapolis leaders have heard their call and are poised to raise the …

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