New Yorkers Need a Raise

The average American wage today ($22.65/hour) is less than it was in January 1973 ($23.68/hour) when adjusted for inflation. Over these last 45 years, productivity – the amount we produce per hour as workers – is up 217%. But our wages remain flat.

New Yorkers Need a Raise

By Howie Hawkins. 

BROOKLYN (Workers World Today) – I’m a Teamster who had his pension cut 20% with the approval of the U.S Treasury …

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