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Heather On Collaborative Partnerships and the Human Need to Connect

Heather Dudley-Nollette is co-founder of The CoLab, a coworking space in Port Townsend, Washington. This increasingly popular model of sharing space and resources strengthens community and encourages entrepreneurs and freelance professionals to share ideas, collaborate and innovate. 1,857 more words

Community

Fair Pay for a Fair Day's Work; Fair price for goods

i seem to remember this used to be a slogan for getting people paid “a fair wage”. But once it was achieved, it was lost almost as quickly. 397 more words

Benefits Cuts

Unite Reiterates Call for Minimum Wage to be Increased.

Originally posted on the Unite, Republic of Ireland site.

With 1-in-5 people in work suffering deprivation, tackling poverty pay must be priority

Commenting today, on last week’s Council of Europe report which found that the cut-rate Minimum wage payable to young and first-time workers – €6.92 in the first year of employment and €7.79 in the second year, as opposed to €8.65 for ‘experienced adult workers’ – is insufficient to ensure a decent standard of living, Unite Regional Secretary Jimmy Kelly today (Sunday 25 January) called on the Government to ensure that its forthcoming review of the Minimum Wage abolishes any age discrimination. 339 more words

Unite Youth

American Paychecks

I  found this on BillMoyers.com, who found it on the blog of Robert Reich.  It does give an interesting perspective on why we need trade unions again.   854 more words

Rebel Posts

Wages of socialism

You sigh, the song begins, you speak and I hear violins
It’s magic.
— Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne

Like the alleged living wage, which if mandated by government magically adds to prosperity, as we hear from our… 287 more words

Blithe Spirit

Youth Minimum Wage: Unite demands that Government heed Council of Europe findings and treat young workers equally

Union reiterates call for Minimum Wage to be increased to €9.65 for all workers

With 1-in-5 people in work suffering deprivation, tackling poverty pay must be priority… 416 more words

Press Releases

All Saints Joins Partners in Forefront of Living Wage Movement

All Saints Church is honored to be part of the growing coalition of community partners leading the push for economic justice for Pasadena workers.

According to Francisco Garcia, All Saints’ Director of Peace & Justice, “A recent report… 268 more words

Economic Justice