Minimum Wage Paper

Minimum Wage Paper - 30 days - Minimum wage is a movie...

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30 days - Minimum wage is a movie about living in America on a minimum wage salary. Morgan Spurlock and his fiancée leave their fabulous New York lifestyles behind  for the heart of the Midwest, Columbus, Ohio. Morgan and Alex work at multiple  minimum wage jobs for 30 days earning $5.15 per hour. They get to experience  first hand the struggles minimum wage earning families face as Morgan’s niece  and nephew come to live with them. The minimum wage in the U.S. is, in many areas, insufficient for basic survival, and in some cases (a single parent with high child care expenses, for instance), it might be literally impossible--transportation and child care expenses might exceed income. it actually all goes down to the country's economy. the united states has a great economy (plus the fact that almost all businesses are there) which explains why laborers are paid hourly. The government-mandated minimum wage isn't enough (quite) to support a family. The
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