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a wage on which it is possible for a wage earner or an individual and his or her family to live at least according to minimum customary standards.
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Something should really be said about the lack of health insurance or a
for graduate students.
It's worked for me to a limited extent, but it's not a
The poor receive fifth-rate educations, and get stuck in unskilled jobs that don't pay a
However it is important for companies to pay a decent,
Work for a less than
at an entry level position if you can find it.
On the economic side, it has helped to sustain my family with a decent
and ample benefits in times of illness.
Billions of jobs will be available when the absolute minimum
Any job that earns you a
can never be demeaning.
The entire history of the labor movement was one of achieving a
for a family of four provided by one worker.
Not too many of the grads are making anywhere near a
British Dictionary definitions for
a wage adequate to permit a wage earner to live and support a family in reasonable comfort
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(...) matter of working hard without reward, or with a living wage for a time, in the hope of booty...
(...) earn her own support under right conditions and for a living wage.
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