#Republicans hate welfare, yet I don't hear any boycotts from them. You'd think they would right? I mean #Walmart workers get $6.2 billon in #foodstamps & other federal assistance. Nobody working 40+ hours a week deserves to live under the poverty line. Thats exactly why the #minimumwage was created, and if you argue then you clearly haven't opened a history book or taken #college history courses. If workers make #slave wages, people who spend 110% of their paychecks on #food, #shelter ect. While #CEOs sit in their #mansions eating over priced food, and buying pointless things. Then our consumer based economy will implode. #Inflation hasn't stopped while are wages have continued to remain #stagnant. Fighting for a #livingwage means everyone gets a raise. ⭕⭕⭕⭕⭕⭕⭕⭕⭕⭕⭕⭕
So with that, I'll leave you with a #quote from #FDR:
“Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000.00 a day, who has been turning his employees over to the Government relief rolls in order to preserve his company’s undistributed reserves, tell you — using his stockholders’ money to pay the postage for his personal opinions — tell you that a wage of $11.00 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry.”
President Roosevelt relayed his support for the Fair Labor Standards Act and the imposition of a minimum wage in a 1938 Fireside Chat. President Roosevelt called for government regulation in business to assure that companies paid their employees certain wages.