I just read local officials' and candidates' responses to questions about WalMart in the latest Somerville Scout and thought I would share an insight. Costco pays its workers an average wage of $17.00 per hour. Wal-Mart pays its workers … [Read more...]
What is a “middle class lifestyle” these days?
A live able wage for the working classes means: 1. You can rent a safe and sanitary apartment with heat, light, water, no leaks, functioning appliances, and sufficient space for you and your family. 2. Food, sufficient and … [Read more...]
Woods Hole Housekeepers get their jobs back!
The Boston Globe reports that the Houskeepers traveled to the trustees meeting in New York City with help from the SEIU. Apparently, plenty of scientists who work at Woods Hole in the summer,and donors to research there supported … [Read more...]