Raise The Minmum Wage
Last updated 8/2/2021 at 9:51am
Low-wage capitalism takes advantage of desperate people. Until last year, minimum wage workers in Transylvania County, nor the rest of America, couldn’t pay rent. They couldn’t afford their medicines. They couldn’t pay for a car repair, nor afford to take a sick day.
That was the situation before COVID-19 shook all those folks out of their precarious employment across the country.
The support payments and extended unemployment compensation that kept them from going under during the pandemic have hopefully broken this untenable exploitation.
Today, the low-wage employers are crying...