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The growing movement for $15

April 13, 2015

National Employment Law Project

Presents both a broad overview of the low-wage workforce in the U.S. as well as a closer look at its sectoral components, including the fast food, retail, and home care workforces. Citing the PHI report Paying the Price, the authors argue that “low wages for home care workers have profound implications beyond the workers and their families.” The report presents research and case studies bolstering the case for higher wages, and recommends steps to achieve a $15 wage.

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Contributing Authors
Tung, Irene, Yannet Lathrop, and Paul Sonn
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