minimum wage rage

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Not always easy being a cashier when you’re getting less than minimum wage (if you’re under 18) or minimum wage with no benefits.
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A half-day’s wages for many Loblaws cashiers.
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A few cashiers make a living wage with some benefits, especially at unionized Loblaws and Metro, which partly explains the higher prices compared to FreshCo.
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Hot dogs and sugary beverages, a buck apiece at Loblaws.
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Proceeds to the staff to supplement their miserly wages.
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Crooked politicians.
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The working poor would prefer a living wage to hotdog sales or handouts from the Christian food bank.
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Gross income inequalities could be mitigated if the wealthiest businesses paid their fair share of taxes instead of making self-promotional donations to charity.
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Golf clearance at the Best Western. The space is often rented by psychics and pink tigers for pop-up sales.
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Pink Tiger poster still up weeks after the event.
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These guys were happy with the turnout at their 4-day event. One of them’s now in Florida, golfing daily.
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20 cm of snow doesn’t faze a fat bike.
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Booing the Bells Corners BIA.
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The BIA benefits politicians and favoured big businesses.
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The recent spate of racist graffiti in Ottawa and across the country could ultimately help rookie Bells Corners Liberal MP Chandra Arya – he wants to increase penalties on an expanded list of hate crimes.
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Offensive messages targeting gender identity, sexual orientation, race and religion will get the vandal 10 years in the slammer, even if the graffiti isn’t on religious property.
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Some Ottawa religious leaders, including some directly impacted by the graffiti, have said they’d like the person responsible to receive education rather than a prison sentence.
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No more secret data? Bells Corners real estate agents are sweating bullets.
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Only one murder in Bells Corners this year but lots of annoying crime.
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Clean-up time in Bells Corners.
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Crap on the strip.
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2 Responses to minimum wage rage

  1. Stittsville Neighbours Facebook group says:

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  2. Jt says:

    No, a higher minimum wage is not good for the workers. Many groups feel that if you raise the minimum wage to $14 then you can raise HST to 20% to fund free education and daycare.
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