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A tenner for the Kids

Of course 16 year olds should be paid the same wage as their older colleagues. The issue is surely their ability to do the job rather than their age. 365 more words

Reality check: Do 'payroll taxes' really hurt young workers?

OTTAWA – Newly minted Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer was hoping to lure young voters into the Tory tent this week when he said “payroll taxes” ultimately hurt new and young workers —a key constituency in 2015’s Liberal election win. 916 more words


First Job? Employer wont offer more than minimum?

This I think is a common problem at least around my community. Not that the Employer wont pay a “living wage” but that the young person with no work experience. 176 more words

On Young and Precariat Workers

Above photo taken by Mary Finch

Below is an editted version of my contribution to the discussion on British Perspectives at the Socialist Party’s March 2017 National Congress: 815 more words

Socialist Party

The Incredible Shrinking Incomes of Young Americans

It’s repetitive for some to hear, but important for everybody to know: You can’t explain Millennial economic behavior without explaining that real wages for young Americans have collapsed. 81 more words

The Atlantic

Editorial: Bill is wrong answer for minimum wage impact on teens

Less than a year ago, Oregon’s Democratic leadership forced a big hike in the state’s minimum wage through the Legislature. Now lawmakers want taxpayers to pick up the tab to address one of its known disadvantages — a disproportionate impact on teen employment. 26 more words

Oregon Legislature

Federal Reserve Board report highlights findings of 2015 Survey of Young Workers

December 19, 2016

Washington – Young workers in the United States experience higher rates of unemployment than the population as whole but are nonetheless generally optimistic about their job prospects, according to the Federal Reserve Board’s new report, … 195 more words