Federally-Supported Low-Wage Employment, Large Industries/Sectors

Federally-Supported Low-Wage Employment, Large Industries/Sectors

This section provides a more nuanced picture of some of the low-wage jobs we are underwriting with our tax dollars. We focus on the federal impact on employment standards in both some of the nation’s largest low-wage industries (retail, food service), as well as smaller industries where the federal role is particularly significant.