Tag: employment

Bad news for good jobs

I encourage everyone to read I Was a Warehouse Wage Slave by Mac Mclelland, who went undercover to investigate working conditions inside an online shipping warehouse in the United States. The implications are grim for working class Americans, a growing segment that also includes many people who were earning traditional middle-class……


Paradise, but only for those able to afford it

Although the cost of living in Hawaii is among the highest in the U.S., people earn less here than they could doing the same job on the mainland. A lot of jobs here pay the federal minimum wage, only $7.75 an hour, which isn’t bad when you consider the federal minimum wage for……