Letters: A $15 solution to stagnant wages
The business story "Markets snap losing streak" [Aug. 11] said Long Island job growth is the second-fastest in the state since 2009, but wages haven't kept up. The article showed what working people like me all know. While big corporations make enormous profits, local wages are stagnant, and the cost of living keeps going up.
There's a clear solution: Raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. Recently, a state wage board recommended the increase for fast-