Type of Content: News
Subtype: Website Post
Resource Title: What a Higher Minimum Wage Would Mean for Older Workers
Publication Title: Next Avenue
Publish Date: May 4, 2021
Here’s the reality: many more workers 55 and older earn minimum wages than those 19 and younger — 15% versus 10%. There are about 5 million minimum-wage workers who are 55 and older.
And low-wage employees late in their work lives have an enormous stake in the fight to raise the federal minimum wage from its current $7.25 an hour to the leading proposal of $15.
Resource URL: https://bit.ly/3vQSpY4