Tags » Living Wage

A Living Wage for Auckland Council: an investment in people

Exactly one year ago, I posted this on the City Vision site . The Waitematā Local Board resolved in 2013 that Auckland Council introduce a Living Wage and it is one of my core political views. 712 more words

Auckland Council

Day in the Life of a Worker

What does pick-you-own blueberries and a day in the Hershey’s  Chocolate World complex have in common?

Similar to far more egregious examples of poorism, such as the   1,010 more words

This Labor Day, Demand Leftists Professors And Universities Have Their Salaries And Tuition Redistributed To Poor Working Students

I am so sick of the left.

On a daily basis, you have the left screaming for a higher and higher minimum wage, beyond what most businesses can afford to pay entry-level and unskilled workers. 531 more words

Politics

Maria Fernandes won't celebrate Labor Day. Ever. #WorkedToDeath

Woman working 4 jobs to make ends meet dies while napping in car between shifts — RT USA

A New Jersey woman who worked four jobs, who sometimes “wouldn’t sleep for five days,” according to a co-worker, died Monday while napping between shifts in her car on the side of the road. 47 more words

Happy Labor Day

Hello All,

Happy Labor Day, a day to celebrate the hard working men and women in America. Today seems like an appropriate time to reaffirm Normative Narratives support of a livable minimum wage. 15 more words

Blog Posts

Poppa Was a Union Man

 A repost – For Labor Day

Mom and dad in front of our little bungalow, circa 1957.  The teenage ghost behind the glass is me. 1,452 more words

Psst! Do you want to know a secret?

It’s been quiet on these pages over the summer holidays. Not that stuff doesn’t happen, but getting up late and being out of the country means I’ve missed most of it. 664 more words