$15 minimum wage

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Coëmgenu
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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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並畢竟空。並如來藏。並實相。非三 而三三而不三。非合非散而合而散。非非合非非散。不可一異而一異。
All three truths are ultimately empty, all are tathāgatagarbha, all are true aspect. Not three, they are three; three, they are not three. Neither combined nor separated, neither uncombined nor unseparated. Neither same nor different, yet in a sense same, and in a sense different.

夫三諦者。 天然之性徳也。 中諦者。 統一切法。 眞諦者。 泯一切法。 俗諦者。 立一切法。
The three truths. Heaven-sent natural characteristics. The middle truth unifies all dharmāḥ. The ultimate truth demolishes all dharmāḥ. The conventional truth establishes all dharmāḥ.

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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.

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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!!
"Cast off body and mind" (身心脱落 shēn xīn tuō luò)

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