Monday, October 20th, 2014

Statements about Workers

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

Mostly True

Sometimes it doesn't pay to go where the money is

Mostly True

He could've said it a little better

Half-True

For just one of Truman's eight years in office

Half-True

Percentage may have changed since data collected 18 years ago

 Facebook posts

Facebook posts

"44% of homeless people are employed."

— National

True

Along with other stores

False

Expensive, but not the "most expensive."

False

For 98 percent of families, he's wrong