About those living standards

About those living standards

The mid-November 1954 issue cited 1954 as the year of the "small wage increase." Hourly wages gained a measly 2% overall. In the automotive sector, workers were pocketing $2.16/hr — not too bad, considering all manufacturing industries were taking ho

The mid-November 1954 issue cited 1954 as the year of the "small wage increase." Hourly wages gained a measly 2% overall. In the automotive sector, workers were pocketing $2.16/hr — not too bad, considering all manufacturing industries were taking home $1.80/hr.

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