The Reality of a Fair Wage

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The Reality of a Fair Wage

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The Reality of a Fair Wage

By Francis Janes

The minimum wage in the United States has stagnated since the 1960s and does not provide enough income for working families. Income inequality is also on the rise, with CEOs earning hundreds of times the amount of their lowest-paid workers. Creating equitable workplaces is therefore essential to establishing thriving, balanced communities: employees must be paid well in order for society to function wholesomely.

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Keywords: Environment | Diversity & Inclusion | Education | ILFI | Innovation & Technology | International Living Future Institute | Living Building Challenge | Living Communities | Living Community | Minimum Wage | Pacific Northwest

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