Social Work Minimum Wage: Economics of Supply & Professional Demands

#socialwork #livablewage With the successes of the $15 per hour movement and other activities advocating a livable wage, social workers (and other lower wage professionals) are feeling some dissonance. Many are in favor of increased wages, but have twinge of discomfort as they see fast-food and baggage claim workers making more money than them. I […]

The Price of Progress: A Bold CEO, Wage Debate, and Social Work Next

CEO of Gravity Payments, Dan Price, announced that he would create a minimum wage floor for his employees at $70,000 per year. The plan is being phased in over 3 years. The response has been mixed from predictably polarized sources. As always, my question is how would the Social Work Next social worker utilizing analytic […]