The Modern Living Wage Movement

@article{Muilenburg2007TheML,
  title={The Modern Living Wage Movement},
  author={Kamal Muilenburg and Gangaram Singh},
  journal={Compensation \& Benefits Review},
  year={2007},
  volume={39},
  pages={21 - 28}
}
or 12%, of all individuals earn less than $9 per hour and live below the federal poverty level. Millions more are unable to make ends meet, despite earning sometimes 2 to 3 times the federal poverty level. This is not a recent phenomenon. In 1998, the U.S Conference on Mayors declared low-wage jobs as the number-one cause of hunger in American cities. It is often assumed that the federal poverty level is a measure of what it takes to cover the basic costs of living. The California Chamber of… 
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