At the root of the child-care crisis is something obvious: Employers aren't paying parents living wages.
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"This study is a clear attempt to validate the opinions of opponents to the wage increase and tamp down public support by threatening job losses for the county's most vulnerable workers."
“Nobody should be paid so little they can’t afford basic necessities, and no one should have to choose between working at the job they need to pay the bills and caring for themselves or the family they love in a time of crisis."
“At a time when equal pay for equal work is more than twice as popular as President Trump, you would think Congress would do everything it could to promote and support it—not kill it."
Democrat Kevin Cavanaugh's platform vowed to help “working families” by supporting Medicaid expansion as well as paid family and medical leave.
“I saw Black folks out here today. I saw queer folks out here today. I saw Muslims out here today. I know we have undocumented comrades among us. I saw Jewish comrades out here today. I see women out here today. There were trans folks out here today."