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Worker wages: Wendy's vs. Wal-Mart vs. Costco

Worker wages: Wendy's vs. Wal-Mart vs. Costco | Economics | Scoop.it
While fast food and retail workers have been protesting low wages, Costco has struck a balance between making money and also paying its workers well.
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Wage comparisons

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The San Francisco Rent Explosion

The San Francisco Rent Explosion | Economics | Scoop.it
Quantifying the astronomical increases in San Francisco apartment rental prices.
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In Lieu of Money, Toyota Donates Efficiency to New York Charity

In Lieu of Money, Toyota Donates Efficiency to New York Charity | Economics | Scoop.it
Toyota engineers brought kaizen, a Japanese word meaning “continuous improvement,” to the Food Bank for New York City, cutting wait times at soup kitchens and streamlining procedures.
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McDonalds’ suggested budget for employees shows just how impossible it is to get by on minimum wage

McDonalds’ suggested budget for employees shows just how impossible it is to get by on minimum wage | Economics | Scoop.it
The 'budget' includes a second job, no heat, and no money for food.
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Good for min wage discussion

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