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Some people would state that employees who live below the poverty level should increase their skills that are set to increase their value to the organization.
In the American magazine, the article “is a living wage just a wage” on the 19th February 2001, addresses the issues revolving around the wage bill. The article states that legislation on the living wage requires businesses, agencies and some organizations, which offer acceptance to government contracts to make payments to their full time employees as a living wage (Melden, 1967). The most vulnerable ethics theory that applies to the above incidence is the deontology theory. This theory states that people should keep their roles obligations and responsibilities when analysing an ethical dilemma. However, this theory lacks the issue of employees’ rights, which is much important. The choice of decision creates a state of dictatorship since no one is entitled to provide his/her views, but only entitled to his/her duties. Ethics provides equity among people who are given a living wage.
Employees feel that they at times discriminated against when they apply for jobs. If an employee is denied a position, which he is qualified for, he/she tends to think that it has to do with his social class. A call for employers to follow the “uniform guidelines on employee selection procedures” should be availed to take into consideration the protected classes on the basis of race, sex, disability, age or religion.
In response to the utilitarianism theory, which is found on the basis of predicting the impacts of a given decision or action. The article “What You Should Look for When Selecting among Employer Health Coverage” published on 16th November 2008 is related to this theory. If an employer selects an employee on racial, religion, age, nationality, sex and disability bases, he is practicing unethical activities, which are discouraged by the utilitarianism theory (The Washington Post
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This will be followed by an assessment of the history of minimum wage with an emphasis on the United States. The paper will go further to assess the effects of a revision of the minimum wage to employers then to employees. This will lead to an assessment of the positive effects of minimum wage as well as the negative effects of minimum wage.
According to the paper the rising numbers of divorces have created this community of women who are eventually mother of a child or children and they prefer to leave alone with their children. The wages of these women must be revised and the legal protections must be given to these community. The single mothers are facing many financial and physical problems for taking too much pressure and tresses.
This led to a weekly wage that was approximately 20 percent lower than the wages received during the 1970s to workers with the same level of education (Beaudry & Green, 2000), and there has been an analogous pattern in the hourly wages with no recuperation until 2004 (Morissette & Johnson, 2005).
It is generalized with hourly pay rate (the range of minimum to maximum) which an employee earns per hours. The economics of earning implies that an effective wage rate level (on its minimum) is the level which is substantial enough to fulfill the day by day requirements of people who are in the situation at particular time.
Minimum wages as a legal price is a policy designed to control the least amount that an employee can be paid for providing labor to the employer. The amount could sometimes be different from the equilibrium price in the demand and supply curve for
On 19th November 2012, the Budget Committee allowed the bill to advance to the next stage by a 7-6 vote margin. However, the bill awaits approval by the Senate to become a law. The bill is designed to increase the minimum wage rate beginning March 1 and
Minimum wage is usually enforced by law after a lot of consultation and deliberation has been done with relevant stakeholders and partners (Brown, Gilroy & Kohen, 1982). The question of whether to raise the minimum