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Tip The Housekeeping

Housekeeping department is by far the hardest working department in a typical hotel. I try to always tip housekeeping because as a manager, and an employee, I know exactly how hard they work. 145 more words


Federal Poverty Limit Guidelines

Based on Federal Poverty Limit Guidelines if you are single with no dependents and if you earn $16,242/yr gross, then you qualify for Medicaid/Medical. But if you earn $16,243/yr gross, then you will need to go to Covered California and pay anywhere from $1 a month up to $63 a month for your health plan AND you will have to pay out of pocket for all of your monthly CPAP supplies, plus pay out of pocket for each and every doctor trip, AND pay for any medications you take. 3,710 more words


The Business of Editing: 8 Reasons Why Editors Are Underpaid II

Part I discussed the first four reasons why editing is undervalued by clients. Those reasons were as follows:

  1. Few editors know their required effective hourly rate.
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Editorial Matters

The Business of Editing: 8 Reasons Why Editors Are Underpaid I

A recent discussion on another forum lamented over how underpaid (undervalued) editing is, pointing out that neither authors nor publishers appreciate and are willing to pay for the expertise editors bring to a project. 1,244 more words

Editorial Matters

Record Levels of Foodbank Use Are a National Scandal

Kerry McCarthy

It is a national scandal that the number of families and households turning to food banks is at record levels and is continuing to rise. 611 more words


Trussell Trust statistics reflect NI Executive failure to promote Living Wage and protect those dependent on benefits

Numbers receiving on emergency food aid in Northern Ireland hits record high as demand surges by 47%

Northern Ireland figures strongly linked to poverty pay and increasing proportions of working poor… 275 more words

Press Releases

From Low Pay to Higher Pay in UK - People who are on low pay more likely to be in employment in the future than the unemployed or not in the labour force

There is a sizable body of literature examining low paid employment with a focus on state- dependence of low pay – that is, whether and to what extent current low paid employment increases… 687 more words