Words nearby subsistence wage
How to use subsistence wage in a sentence
These are young fathers, rural farmers, usually growing banana or coffee or subsistence crops.
He was treated like an immigrant, working for minimum wage, missing his family and having to move on from his musical career.
Of course, declining or stagnant wage growth started well before this president took office.
Even public-service lawyering jobs, while underpaid for the field, still pay better than low-wage warehouse labor.
The Supreme Court just handed a big holiday present to low-wage workers across America in the form of a giant f*ck you.
It was difficult, with the mean appliances of the time, to wring subsistence from the reluctant earth.
Cincinnatus will not back to his plow, or, at the best, stands sullenly between his plow-handles arguing for a higher wage.
If the high wage is paid and the short hours are granted, then the price of the thing made, so it seems, rises higher still.
The single employer rightly knows that there is a wage higher than he can pay and hours shorter than he can grant.
They wage war as a tribe on account of wrongs done to a private individual.