Article Analysis: A Hard Day's Pay

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A Hard Day's Work Deserves a Fair Day's Pay The article I chose discusses many issues that President Barack Obama touches bases on that deals with occupation. First he starts off by giving minor facts that implement on America’s economy and how we have come a long way. He mentions the middle class and how we as Americans have waited patiently for many opportunities to come our way. Many opportunities such as affordable health care, affordable living, and fair pay. Barack traveled to different states to address the issue and mentioned, by 2016 the pay for overtime workers will be boosted up based off white collar workers. This means the pay will be fairly equal for middle class workers, compared to upper class people who get most of the money. Obama also gave…show more content…
Based off Obama interpretations to having an equal pay for Americans, the chapter about occupation and social structure in the book called “The American Class Structure” written by Dennis Gilbert, discusses many sociologically things that deals with Obama’s explanation about occupation. Obama’s main point of the article is to get the audience to understand his explanation of making pay equal to all. He mentions many aspects about the middle class and higher class gap of occupation that interferes with their income. Based off Obama points, Gilbert mentions many things in relation to occupation and pay. Obama wants to increase pay for overtime workers, so they will feel there work is more appreciated. Gilbert discusses white collard work and blue collard work. He mentions “white collard work is more skilled jobs and blue collard work was more for the class of

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