As minimum wages are set to hike in New York and California, millions of workers will still slip through the cracks – facing wages as low as $2.13 an hour. In the second part of her report, RT America’s Manila Chan explains how Bill Clinton’s 1996 minimum wage law hurts women and minorities, who are the primary employees of tip-based industries, and speaks with experts on the issue.

Ed Schultz is an American television and radio host, a liberal political commentator, and a former sports broadcaster. He was the host of The Ed Show, a weekday news talk program on MSNBC, and The Ed Schultz Show, a talk radio show, nationally syndicated by Dial Global. Ed has won three Eric Sevareid Awards and has managed and been lead talent for a broadcast team that has won two Marconis and a prestigious Peabody Award. Ed has been named one of the top ten radio hosts in the country by Talkers Magazine for a number of years. Ed Schultz has been a nominee by Syndicated News/Talk Personality of the year by Radio & Records.