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  •  So you advocate for low wages to keep the cost of (2+ / 0-)
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    shypuffadder, worldlotus

    housecleaning for the elderly down? All the elderly and disabled in my neighborhood can't afford any of that already, servants only exist in the richer neighborhoods, the upper middle class folks who enable the exploitation.

    Never met a freelance housecleaner that made $20 with a guaranteed 40 per, plus health care, sick days, vacation, and holidays as well as travel and tools allowance. Mostly the $20 covers all those things and the actual wages are poverty.

    How big is your personal carbon footprint?

    by ban nock on Tue Aug 07, 2012 at 05:37:00 AM PDT

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