Living minimum wage
I support a $15/hour minimum wage and would even push for legislation to include a Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) by each state. In Los Angeles, $15 will help but is still not enough to live without financial worries.
According to a Study written by Dr. Amy Glasmeier of MIT, "A typical family of four (two working adults, two children) needs to work nearly four full-time minimum-wage jobs (a 75-hour work week per working adult) to earn a living wage. Single-parent families need to work almost twice as hard as families with two working adults to earn the living wage. A
This is unacceptable. On top of that, they may not work enough hours to earn healthcare benefits. Lo
Putting the burden on the Federal, State
I also support ending income inequality and the proliferation of stronger labor unions across all industries to defend and fight for workers' rights.