Welbeck does the job; Sensational Suárez; More EPL thoughts
Related: The myth of the American Dream Here’s what one week of juggling schedules and part-time paychecks looks like for Bingham: – 24 hours waiting tables at Mexican restaurant Taco Republic. He makes tips plus $2.13, which is the federal minimum wage for tipped employees, like waiters. -30 hours delivering sandwiches for Jimmy John’s, which pays him $7.35 an hour, plus tips. -3 one-hour massages, for a total of $60. -9 hours as a receptionist at his former massage school. (The amount of money he makes working at the school isn’t included in his $400 weekly pay, since it goes directly to repay $9,500 worth of student loans.) Wage wars: The fight for higher pay Bingham shares a one-bedroom apartment with a roommate, has virtually no money saved and can’t remember the last time he took a vacation. This is not where Bingham thought he’d be.
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The G1 Internet portal said the stoppage has brought all work on the stadium to a halt. The G1 report cited a labor union representing construction workers as saying the stadium’s estimated 1,800 workers walked off the job early Monday to protest safety conditions and what they described as pressure to speed up the project. Amazonas state government officials have denied applying pressure to accelerate the work. The work stoppage follows a Sunday decision by a Manaus court that froze work in all areas where laborers need to be high above the ground. Join the Discussion You are using an outdated version of Internet Explorer.
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Workers at Brazil World Cup Stadium Walk off Job
The problem is he hasn’t always done the one thing that defines center forwards. As David Moyes, his manager, said after Welbeck had struck twice against Villa: “That’s part of the job, try to score goals.” At 23, Welbeck has averaged just one goal in four games over his career, and 75 percent of those games have been for Manchester United — a club that habitually creates an awful lot of chances. On Sunday, with United on top from the start, Welbeck turned that domination into two goals in the first 18 minutes. Both strikes came from long-legged lunges in front of the goal — the first to reach a rebound off the post, the second to meet a low cross by Antonio Valencia. Both times, Welbeck sent the ball flying unerringly into the net.
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Why it’s not so easy to move from a minimum-wage job
Since the recession, new jobs are being created, but most of them are in low-wage roles such as restaurant cashiers and servers, while the number of high-paying jobs has declined , the Alliance for a Just Society finds in a December report. Behind the criticism of minimum-wage workers is an inherit belief that they lack the motivation to hunt down a better paying job. But the figures released by the Alliance for a Just Society, an advocacy group devoted to economic and social justice, illustrates how difficult it is to find a living wage, often defined as jobs paying $15 or more per hour. In more than 100 cities across the U.S. fast food workers protested for higher wages. Protesters are asking for a wage of $15 an hour, but restau… The number of low-wage jobs those that pay less than $15 an hour increased by more than 3.6 million from the official end of the recession through 2012, the study notes. Unfortunately, the number of jobs paying $15 an hour or more decreased by 4 million during the same time period. This is Americas new, low-wage economy, the studys authors, Ben Henry and Allyson Fredericksen, write. A small, and shrinking, proportion of jobs pay enough for families to make ends meet. The study comes at a crucial time for fast-food workers, as employees at McDonalds ( MCD ), Burger King ( BKW ) and other restaurant chains walked off their jobs earlier this month in protest of low wages.
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