A lefty moment here at Zingy

Guy got his car with a GoFundMe that some savvy internet kid put together.


We’ve seen these happy endings from viral stories before, and it’s nice. This also needs to be said: Man has a professional job at a small footprint injection molding plant, of the type that I’ve observed thriving over the last 40 years. Guy makes $10.55 an hour. $20k a year. That’s too little, he’s being exploited. It’s incumbent on this man’s employers to give him a raise, and I don’t see any reason they can’t give him a $5/hr raise on the spot. The refutation of that is for sure… but but but that’s the market wage for this labor in this market…. Baloney. You can pay him a seniority based premium for superior attendance, punctuality, and conscientiousness. You’re buying superior labor quality with that money.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s