“They’re giving us $7.25 an hour, so many of my co-workers are living on food stamps. You can’t live on that in this city,” a protester told Good Day NY.
The workers who say they don’t make enough to put food on the table for their families would like an increase in their hourly pay to $15.
Here’s the deal: you can’t support a family on a minimum wage job and if that’s the best you can do, don’t have a family. Or go into politics – that’s unskilled labor that actually pays.