Who is America’s Largest Low Wage Job Creator?

Miles Kampf-Lassin

Answer: workers who are employed by private companies through federal contracts, concessions and leases. Yet, while employers reap billions of dollars in profits from taxpayers every year, they are paid such low wages that they’re unable to afford basic needs such as food, clothing, and even rent.

Miles Kampf-Lassin, a graduate of New York University’s Gallatin School in Deliberative Democracy and Globalization, is a Web Editor at In These Times. Follow him on Twitter @MilesKLassin

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