The minimum wage is now about more than 40 percent below the federal poverty line.
via Paul Solman and Oregon State’s "Minimum Wage History".
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(PHOTO: A waitress carries a pizza to customers at Gino’s East restaurant in Chicago. Wait staff in Illinois earn $2.13 an hour, before tips. Photo by Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images.)

The minimum wage is now about more than 40 percent below the federal poverty line.

via Paul Solman and Oregon State’s "Minimum Wage History".

More.

(PHOTO: A waitress carries a pizza to customers at Gino’s East restaurant in Chicago. Wait staff in Illinois earn $2.13 an hour, before tips. Photo by Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images.)