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Wage Earners on Low Income Get A Pay Rise but Gap Widens

Wage earners on the minimum award in Australia have been given a pay rise of an additional $15.58 for a 38 hour working week. Despite this increase of 2.6% which is due to start on the 1 July 2013, the gap between low income workers’ weekly pay cheques and the weekly average earnings of Australian’s … Continue reading Wage Earners on Low Income Get A Pay Rise but Gap Widens

Costco, QuikTrip, And Trader Joe’s Versus Walmart And Sam’s Club

Perhaps too often I feel inclined to write about that which I find wrong with the world.  The military industrial complex this, the prison industrial complex that, the revolving door between the banks and Washington, drone strikes, the XL keystone pipeline… See?  It’s easy to begin a tangent in such a direction.  But I would … Continue reading Costco, QuikTrip, And Trader Joe’s Versus Walmart And Sam’s Club