Entries tagged 'living_wage'

  • Your kindness buys dignity for you - not for the recipient
    Today a friend is going to help me with something I can't do alone. As a thank-you, I will be taking said friend out for a meal after. The only reason I am able to do this
  • New Wage Order
    I woke up around 5 and couldn't get back to sleep. I have to work today. I'm not particularly worried about this, as I think it'll be like Christmas Day and Boxing Day - d
  • Simple Math
    Today I can only afford to buy one of the things you sell; but if they raise the minimum wage to something liveable, then I will be able to buy two or three of the things
  • Wages, Income, Being Poor, Purchasing Power, The Nature of Work
    There's this idea that the reason people get paid a minimum wage, is because their work is of no value. They, in effect, *deserve* to get paid so little. That choice, that