“Half of the jobs in America currently pay less than $18 an hour, according to Labor Department data. That’s about $37,000 a year if someone works full-time. Forty percent of jobs in the country pay less than $15.50, according to the left-leaning Economic Policy Institute.”

“Forty-two (42) percent of U.S. workers make less than $15 per hour. Women and people of color are overrepresented in jobs paying less than a $15 wage.”