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The right to a living wage

Author: Matt Uhler
Publisher: New York : Greenhaven Publishing, 2018.
Series: At issue., Social issues.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This book examines the right to a living wage. With the disappearance of well-paying jobs and the increasing cost of living, it's becoming more and more difficult to stay afloat in the United States. Workers who earn the minimum wage often can't afford the most basic needs.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Electronic books
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Right to a living wage.
New York : Greenhaven Publishing, 2018
(DLC) 2017009713
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Uhler
ISBN: 9781534500839 1534500839
OCLC Number: 1024278907
Description: 1 online resource (200 pages) : color illustrations.
Contents: 1. Increasing pay has its ups and downs / John Wihbey --
2. Mandating higher wages will raise incomes / David Neumark --
3. Minimum wage has no effect on poverty and reduces jobs / James Sherk --
4. Raising minimum wage benefits income inequality and inflation / Heather Boushey --
5. Minimum wages increase unemployment / Andrew Syrios --
6. This is not about job loss / David Howell --
7. Minimum wage laws have negative effects / Mark Wilson --
8. Minimum wage means maximum potential / David Cooper and Doug Hall --
9. Raising minimum wage doesn't change anything / David Neumark --
10. A living wage is a local economy's lifeblood / Jeff Chapman and Jeff Thompson --
11. A living wage won't hurt employers / Results.org --
12. The working poor deserve a living wage / Carla A. Katz, Esq. --
13. Higher minimum wage alone won't solve poverty / T.H. Gindling --
14. Minimum wages aren't a free lunch / David Neumark --
15. Companies around the world must act now to raise minimum wage / Rachel Wilshaw.
Series Title: At issue., Social issues.
Responsibility: Matt Uhler, book editor.

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This book examines the right to a living wage. With the disappearance of well-paying jobs and the increasing cost of living, it's becoming more and more difficult to stay afloat in the United States. Workers who earn the minimum wage often can't afford the most basic needs.

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