Amazon raised its minimum wage to $15 per hour in October, but came under fire for phasing out some bonuses and stock awards.
“If you get a job at Bank of America, you’ll make $41,000,” CEO says.
A look at entry-level jobs that offer pay well above the federal minimum wage.
The move is set to boost Democrats' efforts to hike the hourly wages at federal, state and local levels.
More companies are opting to also couple higher wages with new employee benefits to attract workers and mitigate federal scrutiny.
The legislation aims for a $15 minimum wage by 2024.
Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders called the current minimum a “starvation” wage.
It’s not pretty.
The Vermont senator introduced legislation last year pressuring America’s largest corporations to lift workers’ wages.