Numbers from Seattle, WA indicate city economy did not suffer a spike in unemployment because of an increase to the minimum wage there.
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Oh dear, we admit we’ve dodged directly addressing gentrification at suburban-poverty.com for a couple of reasons. Firstly, it’s more often attached to the core of a given city than its suburbs. Also, the g-word seems to shut conversation down because of its controversial dimension. These two items might help us unpack things, at least a bit.
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Words on the big picture from Canadian economist Jim Stanford:
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So, there’s not a single independent book shop in Canada’s ninth largest municipality, Brampton? Wow.
For a balanced, critical reflection on this:
All roads lead to Brampton
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Non-profit employers should not be off the hook when it comes to exerting themselves to see that their people have good quality working conditions. No sir.
Building impact. Decent work for the nonprofit workforce