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Marriotts, Why Don't You Pay Your Housekeepers More?

The Marriott hotel chains are at it again.  If past distributors of pornography and current owners of casinos aren’t enough, now they are admitting that they don’t pay their housekeepers enough and they want you and I to make up for their employee’s skimpy paychecks.   237 more words

Mormonism

Protesters Outside Loop H&M Call For Living Wage For Cambodian Garment Workers

CHICAGO (CBS) – A protest was held at a store in the Loop Wednesday afternoon where demonstrators called for shops to pay more to garment workers in Cambodia who make some of the clothing that ends up here. 124 more words

News

What does it mean to talk about a "Living Wage?"

The subject of a living wage comes up a lot in the news, in political debates, and in social discourses of all kinds lately. Politicians throw it around as if they have a clue what it means, which always irks me. 294 more words

Households

Lessons Learned from Living on Minimum Wage

For the past few months, the news has been covering the issue of raising the minimum wage to support the people have a  sustainable livelihood. The… 146 more words

Life Lessons

The Living Wage Project #3

What is the cost of living in Sweetwaters? How much should someone pay a domestic worker who lives in Sweetwaters? 

Here are some answers. (To download the detailed report, click here: 

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Social Justice

Taxpayers put $3.8 billion into the pockets of fast food shareholders by subsidizing their workers.

via liberalsarecool: Taxpayers put $3.8 billion into….

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Taxpayers put $3.8 billion into the pockets of fast food shareholders by subsidizing their workers. This is corporate welfare.Increase the minimum wage.

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Justice & Law

The Living Wage Project #2. Why?

So I kind of gave myself away in the previous post with some of the reasons why as employers we should pay a living wage. But here they are: 879 more words