Ken Jacobs

University of California, Berkeley

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Chair of the Center for Labor Research and Education at UC Berkeley 

Ken Jacobs on KCRW

Two years ago New York City, 200 fast food workers demanded a minimum wage of $15 an hour. They started something.

The Minimum Wage, Income Inequality and Presidential Politics

Two years ago New York City, 200 fast food workers demanded a minimum wage of $15 an hour. They started something.

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