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View Poll Results: Raise the minimum wage in BC, Canada?
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Old 11-18-2012, 06:56 PM
move5 move5 is offline
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Originally Posted by jojoba View Post
Many financial analists say that the minimum wage is bad for the economy since the employers sometimes would not hire people because they can't afford paying it.
If employers have work that needs doing, they'll hire.
Do you want to live in a society where people work for less than it costs to live?
A living wage means employees earn enough to afford to live.
Not a fancy life but pay for lodging, food, the necessities.
Not alll jobs should be living wage jobs.
There should criteria with no loopholes for employers (maybe a % of all workers must be paid a living wage so they can't only hire partime workers).
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