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Domestic worker on housing, low pay and modern day slavery

Marissa Begonia is a domestic worker. As The Modern Slavery Bill moves through Parliament she talks about housing, low pay and what’s being done about it. 642 more words

UK Politics

In which Socialists Learn a Lesson about Economics

The Freedom Socialist Party (yeah, I’ve never heard of them either) is advocating a $20 per hour minimum wage. But when it comes to trying to get a part-time web designer, … 195 more words

El Salario Mínimo Va a la Boleta Electoral en 2016

Oct. 20, 2016 (San Diego) El Concilio de la Ciudad voto de forma unánime para poner la ordenanza del salario mínimo y días libres por enfermedad en la boleta electoral de Junio 2016. 561 more words

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H&M CEO Calls for Annual Wage Reviews in Bangladesh | Sustainable Brands

H&M CEO Karl-Johan Persson recently called for the need for annual wage revisions in Bangladesh in line with local price inflation.

The comments came during an October 14 meeting with the country’s Minister of Commerce, Tofail Ahmed. 349 more words

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The Fight For Higher Minimum Wage

“I’m sorry but we can’t afford it.”

This is perhaps one of the most heard statements by children in Los Angeles. Parents throughout most of the city are struggling to pay their bills. 456 more words

Los Angeles

Canadian Hockey League faced with $180 million class action lawsuit

A class action lawsuit launched against the Canadian Hockey League alleges its players are underpaid and seeks millions in financial compensation.

The suit claims players have been paid less than the minimum wage required by law in their regions and asks for $180 million in back wages, overtime and vacation pay, as well as punitive damages. 832 more words

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Is it ever a good career move to take a minimum wage job?

Job hunting is not easy at fifty-six. The interesting job with a reasonable wage has eluded me for a few years now. It is nobody’s fault but my own: I have settled into a lazy life of occasional free-lance work. 573 more words

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