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#1 diogenes227

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Posted 03 October 2018 - 09:37 AM

Amazon raised the minimum wage for its workforce to $15 a hour and urged the federal government to do the same for everyone.

 

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In the federal government's case it would more than double the current federal minimum wage and be a move akin to Henry Ford's famous 1914 wage raise that launched the middle-class and made the American economy the strongest the world has ever seen, but it does have repercussions according to this latest report:

 

AMAZON'S PAPER TOWELS

 

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On the plus side the next time the President throws rolls of paper towels at people, calling it hurricane relief, it could be closer to being hurricane relief. swoon.gif


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#2 CLK

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Posted 03 October 2018 - 09:39 AM

What's the minimum wage in Canada ?



#3 12SPX

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Posted 03 October 2018 - 09:45 AM

What's the minimum wage in Canada ?

it varies within provinces, about 13.00 on average though and getting close to 15 next year.