“Murray wants to ban unpaid internships, imposing the principle that “If you are not a religious organization and have more than 10 employees, the minimum wage law should apply to anyone who shows up for work every day.” These unpaid internships, he thinks, are “career assistance for rich, smart children” that exacerbate inequality because “Those from the middle and working class, struggling to pay for college, can’t afford to work for free.”
Read the rest of the Article here: via Giving Low-Income Students Money Will Reduce Inequality.
Also Read my post on Mitt Romney telling students not to expect government to pay for their college.
- Abolish the Unpaid Internship (resnikoff.wordpress.com)
- Education and Inequalities in the U.S. (Sean Reardon) (larrycuban.wordpress.com)
- American Cities | Mapping Inequalities (jobmarketmonitor.com)