According to CEPR’s new report, The Changing Face of Labor, the overall decline of labor has actually led to a reversal of the traditional image of labor as “male, pale, and stale.” Indeed, just 38% of union members are white men, Latinos are the fastest growing demographic in labor, and by 2020 the majority of union members will be women.
|By: Michael Whitney Thursday November 12, 2009 1:45 pm|
|By: Tula Connell Sunday August 17, 2008 2:00 pm|
Quick, let’s all raise our hands: How many of us could live on less than $10 an hour?
That’s a take-home pay of roughly $300 a week. Most one-bedroom apartments cost at least $1,000 a month. Ooops. There goes nearly the entire salary in one rent check.
So how do the nearly 33 million U.S. workers who make less than $10 an hour survive?