Charleston Living Wage Campaign

The Living Wage Petition Where as over 120 communities have past ordinances and are leading this nation to a living wage Where as the cooperation of The City and County governments of Charleston are needed so that our communities are not set as economic rivals Where as all full time workers deserve a living wage Where as the health, safety and prosperity of our citizens require wages that afford a comfortable lifestyle Where as our taxpayers do not benefit from other working citizens relying on social services Where as the most effective way for our citizens to afford housing is to increase their income Where as our communitiesâ

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    k, United States

    7 years ago Comments: I support this petition, but I have to say the following: Too bad. Move. You earn what the market will bear. Plain and simple. SC has a history of slave wages. It may never change. Most of the northerners used to higher wages, collective bargaining, etc., are of retirement age. They don't give a fig about you trying to get by. There are plent of communities in the US that would love to have you. Don't let emotional ties to a region destroy your present time on this earth. Most of my family lives in North Jersey. There is no way I could afford a home there, so I live comfortably in Indy.
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    patricia henderson, United States

    7 years ago
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