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For those opposed to a Minimum Wage Increase.

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I've posted this in a reply but will post it here for people who incorrectly think it will start a large ripple effect, don't know how it works or just want the info. 

http://truth-out.org/news/item/14050

by on Dec. 8, 2013 at 6:01 AM
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Kazoo22
by Platinum Member on Dec. 8, 2013 at 7:47 AM

lol. How would you know this? Have you done or seen research that agrees/proves that statement or are you just generalizing?

Quoting Anonymous: The majority of them aren't even worth the $7 per hour they receive. Entitlement in its finest.

Quoting AVSpecWife4: It's easy why wages have remained the same. Ignorant individuals like anon continue putting assholes into office that fight against raising min wage. It's always the fault of those working the menial jobs. Never realizing fuckwits like her depend on people to work those menial jobs. The cashiers at the grocery stores who take her money , the stockers that stock the warehouses and stores that she shops at, the barista that makes her latte, the car she drives is serviced by those working the menial jobs. They are worth more than the shit wages they get.



Doesn't matter if they like their jobs or not. They are entitled to getting paid what they're worth




Quoting Kazoo22:

So the recession and people with education being forced into menial jobs is their fault? Yes many people do make bad life choices, but why try to punish people as a whole for a few who do? Shouldn't we be looking more at why inflation has increased but pay has remained stagnant? 

Are you aware that increasing minimum wage would also unburden the taxpayers a bit?

Quoting Anonymous: If they don't like those jobs plenty of opportunity is provided for those who want it. People are paying for bad life choices, that's not the governments fault.





Quoting AVSpecWife4: Bullshit. Not everyone can be at the top jobs. There will always be a need for those to work the crap jobs. Scrubbing toilets, serving food, fixing cars, etc. they are worth more than the crap they're paid. People not working hard enough isn't the issue. Do you know people would worker harder if they're paid more?







Quoting Anonymous: If people want to earn more they can better themselves and work harder to achieve it. I don't think minimum wage should go up, people need to work harder.



AVSpecWife4
by Ruby Member on Dec. 8, 2013 at 7:47 AM
Sorry, I hate making excuses for my typos, But I have a concussion with post concussion issues. I have my fair share of spelling fuck ups. Especially recently.

Quoting PestPatti:

Just pointing out that Mechanics make more than minimum wage.  No I am not bored, and I don't play board games.  

Quoting AVSpecWife4: So? Min wage goes up, those who work service jobs, their wages will go up as well. Is it fun to nit pick? Or are you just board?



Quoting PestPatti:

Mechanics make more than minimum wage.  

Quoting AVSpecWife4: Bullshit. Not everyone can be at the top jobs. There will always be a need for those to work the crap jobs. Scrubbing toilets, serving food, fixing cars, etc. they are worth more than the crap they're paid. People not working hard enough isn't the issue. Do you know people would worker harder if they're paid more?





Quoting Anonymous: If people want to earn more they can better themselves and work harder to achieve it. I don't think minimum wage should go up, people need to work harder.



Kazoo22
by Platinum Member on Dec. 8, 2013 at 7:48 AM

I think it's funny. They make a point of a saying they are a financial analyst to try and make a point, but ultimately coming off as stupid. 

Quoting AVSpecWife4: Who didn't work to move ahead? Oh FFS.



Quoting Anonymous: I'm curious, I'm a financial analyst on close to $100,000 per annum. Should my salary increase too should that just happen to the people who didn't work to move ahead and are stuck flipping burgers? I'd love to be paid more for my 80 hour week.



Quoting AVSpecWife4: Smh.





I can see you're beyond logic or reason. So, I'll simply say, you are obviously very ignorant on this subject.






Quoting Anonymous: If they don't like those jobs plenty of opportunity is provided for those who want it. People are paying for bad life choices, that's not the governments fault.







Quoting AVSpecWife4: Bullshit. Not everyone can be at the top jobs. There will always be a need for those to work the crap jobs. Scrubbing toilets, serving food, fixing cars, etc. they are worth more than the crap they're paid. People not working hard enough isn't the issue. Do you know people would worker harder if they're paid more?









Quoting Anonymous: If people want to earn more they can better themselves and work harder to achieve it. I don't think minimum wage should go up, people need to work harder.


AVSpecWife4
by Ruby Member on Dec. 8, 2013 at 7:49 AM
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Yep. They are worth higher wages. They're worth what they put into their jobs, which is more than $7.25 an hour. Regardless of your shitty opinion of them they're people too and are entitled to earning what they work for.

Quoting Anonymous: The majority of them aren't even worth the $7 per hour they receive. Entitlement in its finest.



Quoting AVSpecWife4: It's easy why wages have remained the same. Ignorant individuals like anon continue putting assholes into office that fight against raising min wage. It's always the fault of those working the menial jobs. Never realizing fuckwits like her depend on people to work those menial jobs. The cashiers at the grocery stores who take her money , the stockers that stock the warehouses and stores that she shops at, the barista that makes her latte, the car she drives is serviced by those working the menial jobs. They are worth more than the shit wages they get.





Doesn't matter if they like their jobs or not. They are entitled to getting paid what they're worth






Quoting Kazoo22:

So the recession and people with education being forced into menial jobs is their fault? Yes many people do make bad life choices, but why try to punish people as a whole for a few who do? Shouldn't we be looking more at why inflation has increased but pay has remained stagnant? 

Are you aware that increasing minimum wage would also unburden the taxpayers a bit?

Quoting Anonymous: If they don't like those jobs plenty of opportunity is provided for those who want it. People are paying for bad life choices, that's not the governments fault.







Quoting AVSpecWife4: Bullshit. Not everyone can be at the top jobs. There will always be a need for those to work the crap jobs. Scrubbing toilets, serving food, fixing cars, etc. they are worth more than the crap they're paid. People not working hard enough isn't the issue. Do you know people would worker harder if they're paid more?









Quoting Anonymous: If people want to earn more they can better themselves and work harder to achieve it. I don't think minimum wage should go up, people need to work harder.


Anonymous
by Anonymous on Dec. 8, 2013 at 7:49 AM
I'm going by what I've experienced using those people as my cashier or car washer. There's a reason some people rise and some people don't.

Quoting Kazoo22:

lol. How would you know this? Have you done or seen research that agrees/proves that statement or are you just generalizing?

Quoting Anonymous: The majority of them aren't even worth the $7 per hour they receive. Entitlement in its finest.



Quoting AVSpecWife4: It's easy why wages have remained the same. Ignorant individuals like anon continue putting assholes into office that fight against raising min wage. It's always the fault of those working the menial jobs. Never realizing fuckwits like her depend on people to work those menial jobs. The cashiers at the grocery stores who take her money , the stockers that stock the warehouses and stores that she shops at, the barista that makes her latte, the car she drives is serviced by those working the menial jobs. They are worth more than the shit wages they get.





Doesn't matter if they like their jobs or not. They are entitled to getting paid what they're worth






Quoting Kazoo22:

So the recession and people with education being forced into menial jobs is their fault? Yes many people do make bad life choices, but why try to punish people as a whole for a few who do? Shouldn't we be looking more at why inflation has increased but pay has remained stagnant? 

Are you aware that increasing minimum wage would also unburden the taxpayers a bit?

Quoting Anonymous: If they don't like those jobs plenty of opportunity is provided for those who want it. People are paying for bad life choices, that's not the governments fault.







Quoting AVSpecWife4: Bullshit. Not everyone can be at the top jobs. There will always be a need for those to work the crap jobs. Scrubbing toilets, serving food, fixing cars, etc. they are worth more than the crap they're paid. People not working hard enough isn't the issue. Do you know people would worker harder if they're paid more?









Quoting Anonymous: If people want to earn more they can better themselves and work harder to achieve it. I don't think minimum wage should go up, people need to work harder.



Anonymous
by Anonymous on Dec. 8, 2013 at 7:50 AM
Lol they don't work enough to earn that much. Lazy and toothless, putting things on a belt at Walmart should not be paid more than $7.

Quoting AVSpecWife4: Yep. They are worth higher wages. They're worth what they put into their jobs, which is more than $7.25 an hour. Regardless of your shitty opinion of them they're people too and are entitled to earning what they work for.



Quoting Anonymous: The majority of them aren't even worth the $7 per hour they receive. Entitlement in its finest.





Quoting AVSpecWife4: It's easy why wages have remained the same. Ignorant individuals like anon continue putting assholes into office that fight against raising min wage. It's always the fault of those working the menial jobs. Never realizing fuckwits like her depend on people to work those menial jobs. The cashiers at the grocery stores who take her money , the stockers that stock the warehouses and stores that she shops at, the barista that makes her latte, the car she drives is serviced by those working the menial jobs. They are worth more than the shit wages they get.







Doesn't matter if they like their jobs or not. They are entitled to getting paid what they're worth








Quoting Kazoo22:

So the recession and people with education being forced into menial jobs is their fault? Yes many people do make bad life choices, but why try to punish people as a whole for a few who do? Shouldn't we be looking more at why inflation has increased but pay has remained stagnant? 

Are you aware that increasing minimum wage would also unburden the taxpayers a bit?

Quoting Anonymous: If they don't like those jobs plenty of opportunity is provided for those who want it. People are paying for bad life choices, that's not the governments fault.









Quoting AVSpecWife4: Bullshit. Not everyone can be at the top jobs. There will always be a need for those to work the crap jobs. Scrubbing toilets, serving food, fixing cars, etc. they are worth more than the crap they're paid. People not working hard enough isn't the issue. Do you know people would worker harder if they're paid more?











Quoting Anonymous: If people want to earn more they can better themselves and work harder to achieve it. I don't think minimum wage should go up, people need to work harder.


AVSpecWife4
by Ruby Member on Dec. 8, 2013 at 7:51 AM
If wages rose with inflation, wages would be at 10.50. I think 10 is more than fair.

Quoting MrsErdos2011:

I think 9-9.50 would be a nice compromise. 

Quoting AVSpecWife4: I'm right there with you. $15 is too much. I. Also a CNA and $15 is way too high. $10-$11 an hour would be nice.



Quoting Kazoo22:

It just goes to show how a lack of information causes a ripple effect of ignorance. 

I personally don't think it should be $15 (my friends is a nursing assistant and makes 16.50) but it should be a least in the $10 range as that is what it would have been if they kept up the minimum wage with inflation increases. 

Quoting AVSpecWife4: Thank you


I'm sick of people saying it'll be doom and gloom to raise min wage. Prices may go up to balance it out, but for the most part, we won't see $15 cheeseburgers, $12 for a gallon of milk.





We need a min wage increase. 7.25 is ridiculously too low.



Anonymous
by Anonymous on Dec. 8, 2013 at 7:52 AM
$15 is too much!
That being said I would like to see it raised as well.
$9 seems fair
AVSpecWife4
by Ruby Member on Dec. 8, 2013 at 7:52 AM
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I really have nothing further to say to such a sad person that sees so little worth in others, based merely on the jobs and income they earn.

Quoting Anonymous: Lol they don't work enough to earn that much. Lazy and toothless, putting things on a belt at Walmart should not be paid more than $7.



Quoting AVSpecWife4: Yep. They are worth higher wages. They're worth what they put into their jobs, which is more than $7.25 an hour. Regardless of your shitty opinion of them they're people too and are entitled to earning what they work for.





Quoting Anonymous: The majority of them aren't even worth the $7 per hour they receive. Entitlement in its finest.







Quoting AVSpecWife4: It's easy why wages have remained the same. Ignorant individuals like anon continue putting assholes into office that fight against raising min wage. It's always the fault of those working the menial jobs. Never realizing fuckwits like her depend on people to work those menial jobs. The cashiers at the grocery stores who take her money , the stockers that stock the warehouses and stores that she shops at, the barista that makes her latte, the car she drives is serviced by those working the menial jobs. They are worth more than the shit wages they get.









Doesn't matter if they like their jobs or not. They are entitled to getting paid what they're worth










Quoting Kazoo22:

So the recession and people with education being forced into menial jobs is their fault? Yes many people do make bad life choices, but why try to punish people as a whole for a few who do? Shouldn't we be looking more at why inflation has increased but pay has remained stagnant? 

Are you aware that increasing minimum wage would also unburden the taxpayers a bit?

Quoting Anonymous: If they don't like those jobs plenty of opportunity is provided for those who want it. People are paying for bad life choices, that's not the governments fault.











Quoting AVSpecWife4: Bullshit. Not everyone can be at the top jobs. There will always be a need for those to work the crap jobs. Scrubbing toilets, serving food, fixing cars, etc. they are worth more than the crap they're paid. People not working hard enough isn't the issue. Do you know people would worker harder if they're paid more?













Quoting Anonymous: If people want to earn more they can better themselves and work harder to achieve it. I don't think minimum wage should go up, people need to work harder.


AVSpecWife4
by Ruby Member on Dec. 8, 2013 at 7:53 AM
$10 is a much better compromise, as that's what wages should be at if they had risen with inflation.

Quoting Anonymous: $15 is too much!

That being said I would like to see it raised as well.

$9 seems fair
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