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Living Wage Employer and Living Wage week

We are delighted that we recently achieved accredited Living Wage employer status. DRCET has been a Glasgow Living Wage Employer since last year and we recently achieved… 180 more words


If you've ever wondered about the clothes you buy....

I meant to write this blog a long time ago, however, due to a broken computer and fall break travels, I was not able to get to it. 1,861 more words



Bravo Lily House!

You need to look at the culture as well. This is a culture that is sexually driven, that thinks prostitution is ok, that thinks for example, that an out of control 14 year old girl would benefit from a marriage to a strong handed good man of 30 years old, that will sell themselves to buy that $100 pair of shoes, that as adults will work for mainland USA escort services providing “services” off the record to high paying tourists, that adults are so willing to offer their services at the local park, that has a high population of illegal haitians selling themselves or their children … 263 more words

Dominican Republic

Living the Dream

I awake and get out of bed totally energised and in accordance with my Circadian rhythms. I smell coffee and the unmistakeable odour of warm bread. 229 more words

Ben & Jerry's Inks Deal to Improve Working Conditions for Migrant Dairy Workers

Polishing off that pint of Ben & Jerry’s just became a little more altruistic.

The Vermont-based ice cream maker signed an agreement this week to improve the pay and working conditions of the dairy farmers that provide milk to make the company’s cold dairy treats. 318 more words


Earning living wage in Windsor a top concern, survey reveals

Jobs and wages topped the list of concerns in a survey of 1,000 Windsor and Essex County residents who responded to a comprehensive questionnaire about their living conditions. 511 more words

Local News

#16 Illinois 

In Illinois, the Fair Market Rent (FMR) for a two-bedroom apartment is $1,085. In order to afford this level of rent and utilities — without paying more than 30% of income on housing — a household must earn $3,617 monthly or $43,406 annually. 

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