Human resources management week 5 discussion
According to the Living Wage Calculator developed by Amy Glasmeier, Professor of Economic Geography and Regional Planning at MIT, the living wage rate for a family of four (two working adults, two children) is $16.54 per hour. What are the implications of raising the minimum wage rate to a livable wage? Do you think the government should increase the federal minimum wage? Explain your answer.
Read Case Study 1. CEO Pandemic Pay…Taking One for the Team or Window Dressing? on page 396 and discuss your answers to the questions.
By Day 5:
Respond to at least two fellow learners in either of the following ways:
- Offer additional information based on your professional experience or research.
- Post an article or website and summarize why it might provide further insight.
- Offer a contradictory opinion based on research and pose a question to seek further information.
- Provide an insight, seek clarification and/or note an omission that might be important.
Return to this discussion to read responses to your initial post. Note what you have learned and/or insights gained from fellow learners’ comments.