Fortune: Fortune: Who Makes Less Than $15 per Hour? An Explainer in 3 Charts


“The results of NELP’s report—that nearly half of all U.S. workers are making less than $15—’challenge us to think about the future of this country,’ says Irene Tung, a senior policy researcher for NELP. Many of the jobs that pay $15 or less are not going away; they’re not going to be outsourced, Tung says. ‘So either we figure out how to raise wages—a cornerstone to rebuilding the middle class—or continue on the path that we’re heading down, where those workers are impoverished.'”

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