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comment by rd95

Weirdest fucking thing. I pieced this whole argument out from a conversation with a co-worker, a quick blip on the radio on the drive home from work, and my own thoughts. Then I look at This Piece on The Week this morning and it's basically my argument said better. He even brings up Wal-Mart's profits and Target's wage hike and all. If I hadn't written what I'd written the day before, I swear I committed plagiarism. Actually, I feel like I did, even though I think I didn't because it took me like a whole hour to write that.

kleinbl00  ·  186 days ago  ·  link  ·  

It's almost like you'e paying attention... ;-)

_refugee_  ·  186 days ago  ·  link  ·  

My bank just raised its across-the-board minimum wage to $15, if that information corroborates or make a difference in either way. Worth sharing. It's an interesting move

rd95  ·  185 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I'm starting to think maybe it has to do with unemployment dropping and there being a shortage of good workers now. If the demand is high and supply is low, pay more. That, or it could be like the guy said in the article I linked, where companies are trying to get ahead of the change in pay rates in many states. It's definitely good news for you and your peers either way.

francopoli  ·  185 days ago  ·  link  ·  

BINGO. the 24 hour stores here are starting to close overnight because they cannot get enough people on the payroll to keep them open a third shift.