The retailer, he says, may be a bit expensive, but it pays workers a living wage in the struggling economy.
She wants to increase the minimum wage up to a living wage—$16.70/hour and indexed to inflation—gradually by 2022.
Past generations were able to make good lives because union membership ensured they were paid a living wage.
That means investing in education overall, as well as in decent jobs that pay a living wage.
The case for a living wage is economically and ethically powerful if it is made by working poor who genuinely need a living wage.
What do you say to making tipping unlawful and paying employees a living wage?
A plan for the adjustment of the living wage to price changes.
Clerks in stores, she learned, do not for the most part earn a living wage.
Evidently he, too, had evolved a moral equivalent for a living wage.
In either case the employer is the only person upon whom the obligation of paying a living wage can primarily fall.