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Rising minimum wage blamed as 25,700 jobs vanish in Calgary's service sector

On a busy lunch hour at Blink, 60 guests might visit the downtown Calgary restaurant for a meal.

A hostess, three servers and a manager would usually be on hand to serve that many people, but on Monday, the restaurant was down to two servers and a manager. 614 more words

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Shared Post-Playing Along: How Sexual Harassment Pays My Wages

Yet again, I came across a piece so good that I must share it!

The post I’m sharing this week is a from Sarah, who actually goes to the same college I graduated from! 142 more words

Sexual Violence

Minimum wage and higher education

For several years there has been this movement calling for a living wage that maybe reasonable for big corporation.

companies like Disney have raised their minimum wage voluntarily and continually providing discounts and services just for working for them Like tuition and housing. 128 more words


Oh the Horror!

Virginia Kruta, an associate editor at the conservative news website The Daily Caller, witnessed an absolutely chilling display. She “crashed” a political rally in Missouri at which the democratic candidate for Congress from New York, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, was a speaker. 206 more words


Direct-care human services workers fight inch by inch for better wages and conditions

Two ongoing cases involving human services workers are illustrative of the challenges those workers face in getting decent wages and working conditions, particularly in privatized facilities funded by the state. 797 more words

Rochdale Jobs : Rochdale People

Last Tuesday, directors and managers from Rochdale’s Anchor institutions gathered at RBH’s Drake Street Offices to hold a workshop: “Rochdale Jobs: Rochdale People”.  Health, leisure, education, local government and housing Anchors were all present. 282 more words