Commentary: If you want to empower Maine’s workers, pay a living wage

Portland Press Herald

Thanks in part to federal support, the economic recovery from the COVID-19 recession has been strong. While this is a relief to many working people and families, Maine Center for Economic Policy’s State of Working Maine 2022 finds vulnerabilities in the economy remain that block tools and opportunities from working Mainers. Now more than ever, Maine policymakers need to show that we care about our workers and must ensure they’re able to take care of themselves and their families.

Click here to read the full commentary from MECEP economic policy analyst James Myall, first published November 25, 2022 in the Portland Press Herald.