when someone repeats a “fact” so often that the legitimacy of the “fact” becomes suspect. If it’s really that obvious and true, why must you keep declaring it?
- 2.3% of hourly wage workers earn at or below the federal minimum wage, down from 13.4% in 1979. And since hourly wage workers are only 58.3% of the workforce, this means 1.31% of workers in America earn at or below the federal minimum wage.
- About 5% of workers work two jobs.