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    Default You're an essential worker but not worth $15 per hour minimum wage

    There is assault on the working class in the USA and both parties can go fuck themselves! Yes! The USA is a failed state for the average person.
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    Oh, gosh, I thought Joe Biden was your hero?
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    Hardly. The average person in the US doesn't make a mere $15 an hour now.

    https://www.ziprecruiter.com/Salarie...alary-by-State

    The average wage in the US is approxmately $25 to $35 an hour depending on the state you're in. $15 an hour is really a starter wage or one for those that lack skills, ability, or education / training. I don't see where we as a nation should be rewarding those of limited ability a wage in excess of their productivity. It is a negative incentive to improve yourself and get a better paying job.

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    A Minimum Wage should be a Livable Wage.
    If the Employee has to collect Welfare to survive, that's called 'Socialism for the Company'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by T. A. Gardner View Post
    Hardly. The average person in the US doesn't make a mere $15 an hour now.

    https://www.ziprecruiter.com/Salarie...alary-by-State

    The average wage in the US is approxmately $25 to $35 an hour depending on the state you're in. $15 an hour is really a starter wage or one for those that lack skills, ability, or education / training. I don't see where we as a nation should be rewarding those of limited ability a wage in excess of their productivity. It is a negative incentive to improve yourself and get a better paying job.
    Good point. All threads like this do is show how low on the economic scale most democrats are.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack View Post
    A Minimum Wage should be a Livable Wage.
    If the Employee has to collect Welfare to survive, that's called 'Socialism for the Company'.
    Why? to both. If you can't produce $15 worth of value doing what you do where you do it why should you get $15 an hour by government fiat? If you have to collect welfare to survive maybe you should start reassessing how you ended up in that situation and fix your issues and problems to get a better job. Your incompetence and lethargicness don't entitle you to more compensation than you deserve just because the government says so.

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    Quote Originally Posted by T. A. Gardner View Post
    Why? to both. If you can't produce $15 worth of value doing what you do where you do it why should you get $15 an hour by government fiat? If you have to collect welfare to survive maybe you should start reassessing how you ended up in that situation and fix your issues and problems to get a better job. Your incompetence and lethargicness don't entitle you to more compensation than you deserve just because the government says so.
    Nothing else need be said.
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    Quote Originally Posted by T. A. Gardner View Post
    Why? to both. If you can't produce $15 worth of value doing what you do where you do it why should you get $15 an hour by government fiat? If you have to collect welfare to survive maybe you should start reassessing how you ended up in that situation and fix your issues and problems to get a better job. Your incompetence and lethargicness don't entitle you to more compensation than you deserve just because the government says so.
    Really? What does the average Congressperson generate re. 'value' vs pay?
    Once in a while you get shown the light, in the strangest of places if you look at it right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Althea View Post
    Really? What does the average Congressperson generate re. 'value' vs pay?
    Yes, they are grossly over-paid. They should be paying us for the privilege of serving in Congress...

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    Quote Originally Posted by T. A. Gardner View Post
    Hardly. The average person in the US doesn't make a mere $15 an hour now.

    https://www.ziprecruiter.com/Salarie...alary-by-State

    The average wage in the US is approxmately $25 to $35 an hour depending on the state you're in. $15 an hour is really a starter wage or one for those that lack skills, ability, or education / training. I don't see where we as a nation should be rewarding those of limited ability a wage in excess of their productivity. It is a negative incentive to improve yourself and get a better paying job.
    Those numbers are horseshit. In my state, Idaho, there is no fucking way the average salary is $58,000. The Census Bureau indicates the median HOUSEHOLD income is $56,000.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Althea View Post
    Really? What does the average Congressperson generate re. 'value' vs pay?
    Not a damn thing. And the entire country keeps electing the useless fucks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by domer76 View Post
    Those numbers are horseshit. In my state, Idaho, there is no fucking way the average salary is $58,000. The Census Bureau indicates the median HOUSEHOLD income is $56,000.
    Okay, let's say you're correct. That's still well above $15 an hour which translates to about $30,000 a year.

    https://www.convertunits.com/hourly/15#:~:text=Then%20you%20would%20be%20working%2050% 20weeks%20of,an%20average%20annual%20income%20of%2 0$30,000%20per%20year.

    At $56,000 that translates to about $26 an hour full time for a 40 hour work week.

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    Quote Originally Posted by domer76 View Post
    Those numbers are horseshit. In my state, Idaho, there is no fucking way the average salary is $58,000. The Census Bureau indicates the median HOUSEHOLD income is $56,000.
    You lie like a rug. https://www.census.gov/library/visua...ld-income.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by T. A. Gardner View Post
    Hardly. The average person in the US doesn't make a mere $15 an hour now.

    https://www.ziprecruiter.com/Salarie...alary-by-State

    The average wage in the US is approxmately $25 to $35 an hour depending on the state you're in. $15 an hour is really a starter wage or one for those that lack skills, ability, or education / training. I don't see where we as a nation should be rewarding those of limited ability a wage in excess of their productivity. It is a negative incentive to improve yourself and get a better paying job.
    Jobs do not give pay as gifts. You trade your time, labor and talents for pay. When FDR started the min wage, he said it was a living wage, and any company that did not pay it has no reason to exist in America.
    The average hourly [pay is 11.43.https://www.statista.com/statistics/...ees-in-the-us/

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    Quote Originally Posted by T. A. Gardner View Post
    Okay, let's say you're correct. That's still well above $15 an hour which translates to about $30,000 a year.

    https://www.convertunits.com/hourly/15#:~:text=Then%20you%20would%20be%20working%2050% 20weeks%20of,an%20average%20annual%20income%20of%2 0$30,000%20per%20year.

    At $56,000 that translates to about $26 an hour full time for a 40 hour work week.
    $15 an hour for a 2 person household is $62,000 a year, dumbfuck.

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