How many months do you have to work to earn your CEOs pay?

“While executives at many top companies make top dollar, the typical employee at corporations like McDonald’s, Gap, Target, and Walmart still earns minimum wage, or something barely above it. The disparity is alarming. CEOs of American companies now earn some 270 times what the average worker makes.” That’s from Quartz, which put together the following graphic:

How many months it takes an average worker to earn what the CEO makes in an hour

This is just another reason why we need policies that promote more economic fairness. One of those policies is going to be on the ballot next year: Initiated Measure 18 to raise the minimum wage.

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