Despite creating more jobs, wages are still flat. Median household income in the US is lower now than it was fifteen years ago, and over the last year, the average hourly wage only rose 40 cents.
So how do we make a leap towards higher wages, as a country? Heather Boushey, executive director at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth joined Marketplace Weekend to talk about how to increase wages, and what’s holding us back.
Listen to the whole segment in the audio player above.