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US - Lowest-Paid jobs lead wage gains

Average hourly earnings in industries paying less than $12.50 an hour a year ago rose 3.2 percent in the 12 months through April, about 1 percentage point more than wage growth for the job market as a whole, … 73 more words

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It has been over four days since Hastings Council tried to close down Love Kitchen, a group of people giving free clothing, support and food to Homeless people and anyone who needs help, since February. 659 more words

UK Politics

A bad day at the office?

Most of us have had one but what is it that annoys us most at the office?

A survey of 2,000 British office workers found the usual suspects and more: 320 more words


Unite calls for suspension of lone parent cuts pending full review, consultation with advocacy groups

Union warns low-paid workers will bear brunt of changes

Trade union Unite today (Monday June 29th) called on the Government to suspend the introduction of changes to the One Parent Family Payment scheduled to take effect this coming Thursday. 205 more words

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Next 3 problems with Lindt

Note: this post covers problems 4-6 with Lindt

4. The overall hiring process was grueling, degrading and incredibly wasteful considering it’s a only $12.00/hr job (I could work for the CIA with less difficulty)! 496 more words