Albuquerque officials offer panhandlers $9 per hour to work on city beautification projects: Is this a fair wage?

  • Yes, this is a fair wage.

    Due to the fact that the panhandler will just be begging as an alternative to accepting the offered $9 per hour, I feel the wage is absolutely fair. No one is forcing the panhandler to do the city beautification work and I feel a guaranteed $9 per hour is a vast improvement upon wondering how much one would collect by begging.

  • Yes, it is.

    It is more than minimum wage in Alburquerqe, and may actually be close to a living wage in this city. One of the reasons why people are homeless is because they cannot make a living wage. It is probably a lot more than they make panhandling and could help people get out of extreme poverty.

  • Yes, this is a fair wage for the panhandlers.

    This initiative is an excellent idea, as it will benefit the local area in which the beautification projects takes place. It is also beneficial to the panhandlers, as it gives them a stepping stone to rebuilding their lives. Once they are earning a steady income, they could then look to find a more rewarding job in the future.

  • Yes, this seems a fair wage to pay pan handlers for this type of work.

    Paying panhandlers $9 per hour means they are earning slightly above the current fair wage. This is paid regardless of their skills and qualifications and hopefully helps to provide them with some dignity as it stops them begging on the streets. The city improves as it becomes more attractive through the project so it seems like a win-win situation.

  • Jesus says gays are homos

    It clearly says in me bible that all homos are terrorists, and this supports this. Alle faggots ar artists and all artists are gay. Our lord and saviour Ronald Reagan (Peace be upon him) came Down to save us from the communist threat and im not goig to take any bullshit from you mlitant communist atheist fagots

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