Are you struggling to make ends meet? We all are. Students can’t afford to live off of $11.40 an hour!
The cost of tuition, rent, transit, groceries, textbooks and other expenses add further financial burden onto a generation already leaving school with record high debt loads and few job prospects.
A $15 minimum wage is a central part of lifting workers out of poverty, but there are many other changes that need to be made to push back against low-wage and precarious work. Workers need hours that they can live on, paid sick days so they can afford to get well, better protections from reprisals, easier access to unionization, and laws that protect everyone and that are proactively enforced.
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