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alp227 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 09:57 PM
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French court: Reality TV contestants entitled to minimum wage
...France's highest appeal court... has declared the contestants must be treated as salaried staff, paid a fixed wage plus social charges and overtime and be allowed a 35-hour working week. The decision could cost French television companies over 52m.

Full story: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/apr/06/france-real...
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uppityperson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 10:05 PM
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1. That amount is ridiculous. Pay them minimum wage but 1499 Euros a day?
no
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Wilms Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-06-11 10:51 PM
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2. Snooky snickers.
What price the wisdom of Snooki?

When a reality TV show 'star' is paid more to lecture than a Nobel laureate author, it's worth contemplating the implications

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2011...

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