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Income Inequality

RESOLUTION NO. 26 – INCOME INEQUALITY

INCOME INEQUALITY WHEREAS, in addition to high unemployment in Pennsylvania, many workers are working for minimum or sub-minimum wages. Tipped employees may be working for as little as $2.35 per hour and must share tips; and WHEREAS, we must focus on the bad actor employers who keep wages low and harm our communities by not providing the living wages that will help our communities thrive; and WHEREAS, if the minimum wage were increased to $10.10 per hour: 1,074,000 Pennsylvania workers would get an increase in pay. Read More