| OPINION | Economic inequality is one of those hazy concepts that can mean lots of different things to people. But take note members of Congress, here’s a number that all of your constituents will understand: $42,000." />
 
Site Map Icon
RSS Feed icon
 
 
 

Today in Labor History

Oct. 26, 1825
After eight years and at least 1,000 worker deaths – mostly Irish immigrants – the 350-mile Erie Canal opens, linking the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean.
- DC Labor

Member Login
Username:

Password:


Not registered yet?
Click Here to sign-up

Forgot Your Login?
  Member Resources  
     
Economic Inequality Costs Average Worker $42,000 Annually
Updated On: Sep 24, 2020
Sept. 24, 2020 | OPINION | Economic inequality is one of those hazy concepts that can mean lots of different things to people. But take note members of Congress, here’s a number that all of your constituents will understand: $42,000. That’s how much more money the typical full-time, prime-age working person would make if we wiped away the economic inequality of the past four decades. Instead of $50,000 a year, they would take home $92,000. Or put another way, that $42,000 is the money stolen from the average working person and delivered to the wealthiest 1 percent by policies enacted by previous Congresses. Policies to give a big chunk of that back are on the ballot this November… The Hill

General Membership Meeting
Nov. 8, 2020
at 10 a.m. at the Union Hall.
Please be present and on time.








 
 
Teamsters local 570
Copyright © 2020, All Rights Reserved.
Powered By UnionActive™

955793 hits since May 20, 2010
Visit Unions-America.com!

Top of Page image