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$15 minimum wage

Post by Coëmgenu » Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:19 am

Canada is mandating a $15/hr minimum wage in January.

Most of my colleagues at the bakery I work at are being fired then, for the new wage, and all of us remaining are likely to be expected to work much more brutal hours.

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नस्वातो नापिपरतो नद्वाभ्यां नाप्यहेतुतः उत्पन्ना जातु विद्यन्ते भावाः क्वचन केचन
There absolutely are no things, nowhere and none, that arise anew, neither out of themselves, nor out of non-self, nor out of both, nor at random.
सर्वं तथ्यं न वा तथ्यं तथ्यं चातथ्यम् एव च नैवातथ्यं नैव तथ्यम् एतद् बुद्धानुशासनम्
All is so, or all is not so, both so and not so, neither so nor not so. This is the Buddha's teaching.

一切實非實亦實亦非實
非實非非實是名諸佛法

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Re: $15 minimum wage

Post by Virgo » Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:27 am

Well I hope things work out well for you, Coëmgenu. :namaste:

I am sorry to hear about your colleagues.

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Re: $15 minimum wage

Post by Losal Samten » Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:29 am

Isn't Ontario running a universal income trial at the moment? It would be interesting to see how that pans out.
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Re: $15 minimum wage

Post by Motova » Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:33 am

Coëmgenu wrote:
Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:19 am
Canada is mandating a $15/hr minimum wage in January.

Most of my colleagues at the bakery I work at are being fired then, for the new wage, and all of us remaining are likely to be expected to work much more brutal hours.

Go! Pros & Cons!
I'm pretty sure it's 14$ next year and 15$ the year after that.
Losal Samten wrote:
Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:29 am
Isn't Ontario running a universal income trial at the moment? It would be interesting to see how that pans out.
Not yet.

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Re: $15 minimum wage

Post by Ricky » Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:42 am

Cons would be reduced number of employment opportunities and price increases on goods by businesses that want to recuperate losses from the higher minimum wage.

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Re: $15 minimum wage

Post by SunWuKong » Sat Dec 16, 2017 8:59 am

Coëmgenu wrote:
Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:19 am
Canada is mandating a $15/hr minimum wage in January.

Most of my colleagues at the bakery I work at are being fired then, for the new wage, and all of us remaining are likely to be expected to work much more brutal hours.

Go! Pros & Cons!
as a hunter-gatherer you would have worked an average of 2 hours a day. As a cog in the capitalist system, you pay them in labor for the extra 6 hours, and they use your time/money to enslave and oppress others. Thanks! You're a Winner!!
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