The bottom 90% of American workers—those making under $120,000 a year—have seen their wages increase only slightly.
Other laws include exceptions for workforces of fewer than 15 people, disabled workers, tipped workers, prisoners, movie theater attendants, and teenagers.
The NLRA’s blind spots have stretched wider as some of the industries lacking basic worker protections have become more central to the U.S. economy.
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wage (2018 $) Projected min.