Gap is wide but number is wrong
"In 2017, the CEO of McDonalds got paid $21.8 million. The median pay for a McDonald's worker that year was $7,000. This is a moral outrage. We need a $15 minimum wage so that no one is paid a poverty wage."
— PolitiFact National
on Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
New term, old data
"Every county, including Chittenden, has fewer people available for work."
— PolitiFact Vermont
on Friday, January 25th, 2019
Other states are catching up
New York has passed "the best paid family leave" program in the United States of America.
— PolitiFact New York
on Monday, January 7th, 2019
In Wisconsin, Foxconn has "4,000 jobs, people making $53,000 a year."
— PolitiFact Wisconsin
on Friday, October 12th, 2018
The company says so
"Since passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Walmart 'increased their starting wage to $11/hr & has given about $400 million in bonuses.'"
— PolitiFact Missouri
on Friday, October 5th, 2018