“Hobbling two or three minimum-wage jobs in order to make one job with a living wage”
Feb 15, 2013 —
FNM Executive Director, Gihan Perera, was quoted in the Orland Sentinel article “South Florida business owners disagree about hiking minimum wage” published February 16th.
Gihan Perera, the executive director of community activist group Florida New Majority, said many low-wage workers in South Florida are women supporting their families. Often, these workers are “hobbling two or three minimum-wage jobs in order to make one job with a living wage,” he said.