By firstname.lastname@example.org (Monika Greenhow)
We’ve been covering the Workplace Action for a Growing Economy (WAGE) Act, introduced by Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.), an important piece of legislation for protecting and expanding the rights of working people. As the debate continues, it’s important to remember that the proposed law isn’t just some abstract concept for pundits to debate. It’s about the rights of real people in real situations that are challenging or dangerous. Here are six stories that put real faces on the issues the WAGE Act seeks to remedy.