Some of the most important things that support a civil society are best held at arms length from full-on capitalism. That’s where and how the non-profit sector has evolved and can play such a wonderful role when it comes to meeting human needs. In exchange for their privileges, though, that sector also needs to keep an eye on itself going forward…
A ‘decent’ proposal: not-for-profits should raise job standards, report says. The Change Report argues the not-for-profit industry can lead the way on fair pay and benefits and help end precarious work in Ontario thestar.com
Links to 48-page .pdf copy of report via mowatcentre.ca
Canada’s federal election and the American presidential election will overlap for a bit through the fall. We Canadians are not talking about an important issue. South of the border, they are talking about the wrong thing (you know, the thing with the hair). Wages and inequality need a little more talk time, please.
Stephen Harper continues the Liberal war to drive down wages: Walkom. The war on wage-earners is one that even NDP leader Tom Mulcair doesn’t talk about
What candidates talk about when they talk about inequality
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Lifting the minimum wage reduces smoking, according to a new study. Isn’t that a small price to pay up front to reduce cases of one of the most common types of cancer on top of making the same workers better off?
Raising worker pay reduces smoking
When is nonsense like this ever gonna end?
Disney’s CEO makes $248 a minute as some of his employees go homeless on $8.03 an hour
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