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Forum Post: What exactly are wages, and do you deserve to keep any of them?

Posted 2 years ago on March 23, 2012, 9:09 a.m. EST by factsrfun (6286) from Phoenix, AZ
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There seems to be a new push to establish the employer’s right as to how the employee spends what they earn. I feel this is very dangerous, in AZ the state government is considering allowing employers to ask why do you need contraception and fire you if they don’t like the answer. When did we start saying that the employee doesn’t earn their benefits? Since when was it the employer that is “buying” the heath coverage, what is it a gift? This is ridiculous of course the employee earns all the costs of f their employment and the employer is not “buying” the healthcare, the employee is with their labor.

Speaking of what do you earn, why is it outrageous for people to think that the employer, at a minimum should cover the basic costs of providing labor to them. The cost of basic shelter, and bath, some food and a way to get to work, plus a little for the worker should be a minimum,



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