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Thanks to Dr. Vick and the Appalachian Teaching Project!

Thanks so much to Dr. Brandon Vick and the Appalachian Teaching Project for helping us to study living wages in our community. Under the guidance of Dr. 60 more words

Economy

How you measure inflation in rents matters a lot to those on the Living Wage

Today there are several influences which will combine. Later we will receive the employment report from the United States which will tell us whether average hourly earnings have picked up from an annual growth rate of 2.1%. 1,438 more words

General Economics

BISHOP OF ST ALBANS ASKS GOVERNMENT ABOUT PLANS FOR A NATIONAL LIVING WAGE

On 3rd August 2015 the Bishop of St Albans, Rt Revd Alan Smith, received answers to written questions on the government’s plans for a National Living Wage, and on the income pressures faced by young people: 523 more words

Question

Hand Me a Tourniquet

It’s now a well-published fact that America’s college students owe well over 1.2 trillion dollars in non-bankruptable student loans.  What is less well-published is the fact that graduate students, who make up less than a fifth of all college students, own about 40% of that debt. 1,481 more words

Tougher penalties for non-payment of minimum wage and living wage announced

PENALTIES for failing to pay the national minimum wage and the new national living wage are to be doubled.

Anyone found guilty of non-payment will be considered for disqualification from being a company director for up to 15 years. 103 more words

Employment Law

Andy Burnham vows to introduce a £11-per-hour living wage if he becomes Prime Minister

Andy Burnham has pledged to introduce an £11 an hour “living wage” to end the scourge of poverty pay.

He vowed the new wage would be a priority if he won the Labour leadership battle and headed a Labour government after the 2020 election. 489 more words

Politics: News

"Women's Equality Through Time" event on 8/28/15 drew hundreds!

It was a beautiful day, and we had a passionate, energetic crowd and speakers. The timing was great too – using the occasion of Women’s Equality Day to celebrate women’s progress and talking about what women still need.   660 more words

Women