Sanders’ Campaign Employees Raise Concerns about Pay


The Democrat Party has collectively rallied behind the notion of raising the minimum wage to $15.00 per hour. Democrats maintain that this change will benefit struggling Americans and lift individuals out of poverty. Furthermore, the left-wing has gone after conservatives who raise objections to increasing the minimum wage for various reasons.

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As the primaries play out in the 2020 presidential elections, Bernie Sanders is eager to make his mark and gain support. Sanders has come out in favor of countless progressive policies, including Medicare-for-All, a Green New Deal, and of course, raising the minimum wage.

However, staffers who work for Sanders’ presidential campaign claim that the candidate is not paying them $15.00 per hour.

Controversy over Payment for Sanders Campaign Staffers

Per Sanders’ own words, he will raise the minimum wage to $15.00 per hour if he wins the 2020 presidential election. However, the candidate has yet to increase the minimum wage for the individuals who presently work for him. As a matter of fact, the wages for Sanders’ staffers are so problematic that they penned a letter to Faiz Shakir, the campaign manager for the Sanders campaign.