Next Competitive Group of Job Applicants? Those with Criminal Records

 

Marcy Kreiter, The Food Institute

Apr 30, 2021

 

Competition for workers is intensifying with President Biden raising the federal contractor minimum wage to $15 an hour, Amazon, which already pays a minimum wage of $15 an hour, awarding increases of as much as $3 an hour and both McDonald’s and Walmart joining an effort to increase opportunities for people with criminal records.

 

Biden issued an executive order this week raising the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, meaning any company with a federal government contract would have to pay workers at least that much. In his address to a joint session of Congress, Biden told lawmakers, “No one — no one working 40 hours a week — no one working 40 hours a week should live below the poverty line.”

 

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