Why CEOs Should Listen To Ocasio-Cortez on the Living Wage

Bethany Bannister
Feb 28, 2019 · 5 min read

Ivanka Trump is right. American people want to work for what they get, but they also want a level playing field and the opportunity to get ahead if they work hard. That’s not the current schema of the American worker and that’s not how Ivanka built her business.

At my last full-time office job, our shipping department, the very crux of the whole business model was run by a full-time worker. The problem is, in order to be financially independent enough to live away from home, she had to work two full-time jobs. We knew…