Monday, November 24th, 2014

Statements about Workers

Mostly True

Best-available stat backs him

Mostly True

Good numbers were hard to find

Mostly True

Figure is a bit lower if you include part-time jobs

Half-True

Uses an unofficial poverty measure

Mostly True

There are lots of studies; what they mean for policy is less clear

Half-True

A word of caution about the number

Teresa Ghilarducci

Teresa Ghilarducci

"A quarter of our workers make $18,000 per year."

— PunditFact

Half-True

Low wage claim subjective