Bureau of Labor Statistics said that in 2014, roughly 1.7 million U.S. workers – two thirds of whom were women – were illegally paid less than the federal minimum of $7.25 per hour.Other studies put the number higher.
Off The Grid When it comes to minimum wage: if you work a forty-hour workweek you should be able to make enough money, regardless of what you do. You should not have to be subsidized one penny by government. That should be our goal. Related Story New Report Shows Top CEOs Make More Money