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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

Marriott to hotel guests: Please pay our maids for us

The United States imported the concept of tipping service workers from Europe, but that hasn’t stopped America from making the practice its own. Americans tip more than any other nations’ citizens, according to tipping expert Michael Lynn of Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration. 861 more words


ABQ Journal Poll: 68% of New Mexicans support raising minimum wage

68% of New Mexicans support raising the state’s $7.50 minimum wage, according to a new poll published by the Albuquerque Journal.

Notably, a clear majority – 65% – support a minimum wage higher than that Governor Martinez said was right for New Mexico.   38 more words

Susana Martinez

Why We Should Not Increase the Minimum Wage

There is much discussion surrounding an increase in the minimum wage and also the implementation of a living wage. But is this the right way to go? 778 more words

Politics Ireland

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“Sydney Stands with Cambodian Garment Workers”

Are GAP and Adidas profiting off sweatshop abuse in Cambodia?

In Cambodia, the women and men who sew clothes for… 154 more words


Employment Law update - October 1st 2014

If you require advice or further information on either of these employment law changes then contact the Acorn Support team: mail@acornsupport.co.uk or 01384 823835

Proposed changes to employment law… 77 more words
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Think Like a Business: How to Start Saving Despite Having a Limited Income

The Philippines is seeing unprecedented growth during these recent years.  And while our country’s continued performance should mean a better quality of life for most of us, many are still stuck doing minimum-wage jobs and living from paycheck to paycheck, which makes frugality and saving the least of their priorities, however important they may be. 356 more words