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........ at $5.85 working 40hrs a week, a person can expect to earn $234 a week, or $936 a month, a total of $11,223 a year.
Originally posted by 38181
Every time they raise minimun wage, people loose there jobs.
Ask the small business owner who is struggling to pay their employees in the first place!
Originally posted by slackerwire
reply to post by ncuncfan2006
Uh, they can join the military.
Life isn't fair, and it isn't a function of government to make it that way.
If someone is unhappy with their wage, they are more than welcome to find a different employer, open their own business, or suck it up and learn the necessary job skills to make more money.
Minimum wage was never meant to be a "living wage", it is entry level and nothing more.