How do they make it? I tried to save with modest meals, usually bananas for breakfast and graham crackers for dinner, and yes, I was hungry. Can you imagine the difficult choices a minimum wage worker makes every single day? What about their kids?
While boisterous protests targeted Chicago-area Walmarts Friday, a new local union formed in mid-November coordinated a second wave of actions calling for an increase in the minimum wage to $15 per hour.
An increase in the minimum wage would bring Illinoisans closer to God's intention that work is to be an instrument for personal fulfillment and contributing to the common good. We travel to Springfield to urge our lawmakers to make it so.