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That's why Labour will guarantee a minimum-wage job for every young person jobless for a year and every adult after two years.
But the 33-year-old is back in the news this week because he's struggling to make ends meet on his minimum-wage job.
The think-tank called on Prime Minister David Cameron and Chancellor George Osborne to guarantee a minimum-wage job to anyone unemployed for more than a year.
This higher incidence of wage posting for the least educated is consistent with the view that a minimum-wage job is inherently posted.
One David Ponder was a successful executive once, but feels like a total failure now: once an executive, he works a part-time, minimum-wage job and faces many crises.
The Heritage findings make sense: While the military offers some attractions in terms of education, training, and life experience, the effort and commitment required are so great that service in the enlisted ranks will always lose a cost/benefit comparison with even the most humble minimum-wage job.
Is it the average immigrant, who is most likely to be working in a minimum-wage job, or the illegal refugee, who is lucky to find employment of any kind?
According to the most recent data from the National Low Income Housing Coalition, a person working full-time at a minimum-wage job can't afford to rent a two-bedroom home anywhere in the country.
In Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia, a space in an average-priced centre cost about 40 percent of a single parent's take-home income from a minimum-wage job, about a third of the take-home income of a low-wage job, and about a quarter of the take-home income of an average job.
These would not allow me to work a minimum-wage job.
Try telling that to anyone without a roof over their heads, or without a nation tha will grant them asylum, let alone a minimum-wage job.