Saturday, August 10, 2013
THE PAY IS TOO DAMN LOW
"...That’s why, as a recent study by the economists John Schmitt and Janelle Jones has shown, low-wage workers are older and better educated than ever. More important, more of them are relying on their paychecks not for pin money or to pay for Friday-night dates but, rather, to support families. Forty years ago, there was no expectation that fast-food or discount-retail jobs would provide a living wage, because these were not jobs that, in the main, adult heads of household did. Today, low-wage workers provide forty-six per cent of their family’s income. It is that change which is driving the demand for higher pay..."
Privacy and data protection https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZNEPaGFApX4 #privacy #liberty #freedom In the digital age, data plays ...
(meanwhile the managers that decided sit in individual offices) And please at least have some rules "The open-plan office is a ter...
Prison crisis, Dutch style: too few prisoners http://bigstory.ap.org/article/prison-crisis-dutch-style-too-few-prisoners