Minimum Wage

By: Jordan DiChristopher

Facts About Minium Wage

  • Only one percent of the U.S labor force earns the minimum wage
  • Over 55 percent of all federal minimum wage workers are under the age of 25
  • One- third of minimum wage workers either dropped out or never attended high school
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Things I Found Schocking From the Video

  • Study shows that 15 cities have effectively implemented wage standards had the same level of employment growth overall as a comparable cities without wage standards
  • If they raise the minimum wage the number of employees getting laid off will increase

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