The income inequality or the wide gap that exists between the highest earning worker and the lowest earning in the United States is widening. Income inequality started with technological advances, which benefited higher skilled workers more than the medium and unskilled workers. This consequently led to limited job opportunities available for individuals, particularly for those who do not possess a college degree. Income inequality is also linked to educational attainment disparity.
Initiatives that could help address income inequalities
Retail, restaurant, childcare and Eldercare are among the fastest growing jobs. However, these jobs pay very little. To make work pay the federal minimum wage has ...