In Connecticut, the former WWE CEO, Linda McMahon, who is running for Senate, was quoted last week by a Connecticut paper as saying that she thinks people have benefited from the minimum wage, but maybe it ought to be lower than $7.25.
Do you think they are out of touch with the people?
Answer by BerryGirlyMom at 1:43 PM on Oct. 6, 2010
I think ALL OF CONGRESS SHOULD BE PAID MIN. WAGE
Answer by sweet-a-kins at 11:48 AM on Oct. 6, 2010
Our standard of living has dropped in comparison to the rest of civiliazed world. Thats why our poverty rate has never been higher. We are becoming a 3rd world country. The have nots have nothing and the haves, have it all. THIS^
Grly- you are referring to bygone times. In order to get a self sustaining job NOW you must have 1) advanced education, 2) minimum 5 years of current industry experience 3) A connection. If you are 23 and just out of college, how would you have ALL of those indicators? Does being young and inexperienced equate with being irresponsible? Plenty of 20 somethings doing ALL the right, responsible things and they are still Underemployed, if that-
Answer by Sisteract at 12:31 PM on Oct. 6, 2010
Answer by lovinangels at 11:37 AM on Oct. 6, 2010
Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 11:38 AM on Oct. 6, 2010
Answer by jacksmom3707 at 11:34 AM on Oct. 6, 2010
Answer by gertie41 at 11:52 AM on Oct. 6, 2010
Answer by pmg1030 at 12:34 PM on Oct. 6, 2010
Grly- newly licensed RNS- an in-demand field can not find jobs- It's a brand new day. My daughter with an MA degree (Envion Science) is trilingual and is working for a So American Co. She just signed a contract to work in So East Asia, starting in April. THIS is the reality for 20 somethings today. These are hardworking, educated people who have done all the right things. Your concepts are dated-
Answer by Sisteract at 12:42 PM on Oct. 6, 2010
Answer by gertie41 at 11:35 AM on Oct. 6, 2010