Minimum Wage and Poverty Level (1968-2011)

In: Employment

12 Jun 2012

We also wanted to see how well or poorly one person working full-time (40 hours per week, 52 weeks per year) at the minimum wage could support a family of four.

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Scott

June 13th, 2012 at 10:50 pm

How do I get it to show me the gap between the family poverty threshold and the earnings of the individual worker after his minimum wage job is eliminated due to the minimum wage increase?

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