Jared Bernstein, senior fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, joins Martin Bashir to explain why the gap between CEO and worker pay continues to rise – by more than 900% since the 1950s – and why that only fuels the arguments of people who want to raise the minimum wage.
Maya Wiley explains the need for increases to the minimum wage rate.
Melissa Harris-Perry tells the story of Carlos Centeno in Chicago and the panel discusses how temporary workers are more likely to be hurt on the job.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz discusses how the partnership with Square is going, the vote on a potential ban on making any political contributions, and the minimum wage.
Tilman Fertitta, Landry's Inc. chairman & CEO, discusses employment, minimum wage, and why he took his company private.
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Meet Crystal Dupont and John White. Both are struggling to live on minimum wage, one at the start of her career and the other toward the end of his.