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Living Wage

Guest opinion: Workers deserve wages to lift them above poverty

People who work full time shouldn’t be living in poverty. Higher wages ensure that working Montana families aren’t falling behind and are able to make ends meet.”

October 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Robert J. Samuelson: America's recurring minimum-wage muddle

WASHINGTON — We’re now engaged in another divisive debate over the minimum wage and its offspring, the “living wage.” We’ve been here before, because both sides seem to have strong arguments.

September 12, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Workers uniting to fight for living wages

Low-wage workers across Montana and the U.S. have spent the summer months fighting hard for an honest wage. Many working in the retail sector and warehouses have walked off the job to raise awareness about their plight at a time when corporations are raking in record profits.

September 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Gazette opinion: Children suffer as working poor parents struggle

In the debate over extending Medicaid, proponents often cite the "working poor" as Montanans who would benefit,

April 17, 2013 12:10 amLoading…

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