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Thu Jul 31, 2014, 10:44 AM

Thom Hartmann: United Airlines Adopts the Walmart Welfare Model


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Published on Jul 23, 2014

Thom Hartmann discusses a plan by United Airlines to pay gate agents just enough so they can still qualify for food stamps.



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Laelth Jul 2014 #1

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Thu Jul 31, 2014, 10:47 AM

1. Lovely. (sarcasm)

k&r for labor. We need a big increase in the minimum wage.

I quote FDR:

It seems to me to be equally plain that no business which depends for existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country. By "business" I mean the whole of commerce as well as the whole of industry; by workers I mean all workers, the white collar class as well as the men in overalls; and by living wages I mean more than a bare subsistence level-I mean the wages of decent living.

http://docs.fdrlibrary.marist.edu/odnirast.html


-Laelth

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