I know of some baseball employees who can relate to that kind of bargain basement salary, and they're in San Francisco, too. Their situation is yet another flagrant example of the vast and widening gap created by income inequality in America.
Inequality in America is now at the greatest level in modern history and shows no signs of abating. Corporate profits are at record highs. But have those companies invested that in new jobs? No. Did they at least give their workers a bump in pay? Hardly.
Activist and author Saru Jayaraman, whom we feature on this weekend's Moyers & Company, talks about how Americans can easily and effectively support restaurant workers' fight for better conditions and a fair wage.