Is it true that a $15/hour minimum wage nets families only $50 more a month in income? It depends on whose numbers you use!
There’s an old saying that figures can lie and liars can figure, and sometimes it can be hard to know which end of that line you’re looking at when evaluating a problem or challenge.
Like the claim that a five dollar an hour increase in the minimum wage would net workers, on average, only $50 more dollars a month in their pockets.
And of course it centers around whether you were on food stamps and now you’re no longer eligible. There are also other complicating factors as found in this article in The Oregonian. Click here.
Here’s a completely different angle on the subject of a $15/hr minimum wage.