Denise Hill, a home health care worker who makes $9.50 an hour and often works seven days a week, in Durham. Hill says there is little left for other expenses after paying her rent. “It’s a crazy dilemma,” she said. A University of California study found that taxpayer money is effectively subsidizing employers who pay at or around the minimum wage.
Denise Hill, a home health care worker who makes $9.50 an hour and often works seven days a week, in Durham. Hill says there is little left for other expenses after paying her rent. “It’s a crazy dilemma,” she said. A University of California study found that taxpayer money is effectively subsidizing employers who pay at or around the minimum wage. COLBY KATZ NYT
Denise Hill, a home health care worker who makes $9.50 an hour and often works seven days a week, in Durham. Hill says there is little left for other expenses after paying her rent. “It’s a crazy dilemma,” she said. A University of California study found that taxpayer money is effectively subsidizing employers who pay at or around the minimum wage. COLBY KATZ NYT

Low-wage employers often pass along costs to taxpayers

April 18, 2015 02:00 PM

UPDATED April 18, 2015 06:33 PM

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