Bernie Didn’t Do It
Since the announcement that Amazon will increase wages for workers to $15 an hour, lots of people have been giving loads of credit to Bernie Sanders. In fact, only a small fraction of credit should be given to him.
The bill he introduced would have forced Amazon and other corporations to pay a 100% tax for employees claiming public assistance. I will state I have not read that bill but by logic one would have to assume the tax would only apply to full time employees who receive assistance.
So, his bill would have left open the option for companies to cut worker’s hours…