$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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世尊在靈山會上拈華示眾眾皆默然唯迦葉破顏微笑世尊云
The Lord dwelt at the Vulture Peak with the assembly and plucked a flower as a teaching. The myriad totality were silent, save for Kāśyapa, whose face cracked in a faint smile. The Lord spoke.
吾有正法眼藏涅槃妙心實相無相微妙法門不立文字教外別傳付囑摩訶迦葉。
I have the treasure of the true dharma eye, I have nirvāṇa as wondrous citta, I know signless dharmatā, the subtle dharma-gate, which is not standing on written word, which is external to scriptures, which is a special dispensation, which is entrusted to Mahākāśyapa.

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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.
Malcolm wrote:
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The four means of converting beings to the Dharma are generosity (which itself as four aspects: giving material gifts, conferring fearlessness, loving kindness and teaching Dharma), pleasant speech, conduct and setting an example.

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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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