Economy
9:14 am
Sun September 1, 2013

Making It On Minimum Wage

Originally published on Sun September 1, 2013 11:23 am

Joanna Cruz, a New Jersey mother of three who works as a cook at a convenience store, wrote in an online essay that "too often, people think that individuals on public assistance programs are lazy. I would like for them to spend one day in my shoes." She shares what it's like to support a family on minimum wage with guest host Wade Goodwyn.