C. Melissa Snarr's All You That Labor: Religion and Ethics in the Living Wage PDF

By C. Melissa Snarr

ISBN-10: 0814741126

ISBN-13: 9780814741122

“Come to me, all you that exertions and are heavy encumbered, and that i provide you with rest.”Mathew 11:28 (AKJV)

In the early Nineties, a grassroots coalition of church buildings in Baltimore, Maryland helped release what may turn into a countrywide circulate. becoming a member of forces with hard work and low-wage employee firms, they handed the 1st municipal residing salary ordinance. for the reason that then, over one hundred forty four municipalities and counties in addition to a variety of universities and native companies within the usa have enacted such ordinances.

Although spiritual people and corporations were vital either within the origins of the residing salary flow and in its carrying on with luck, they can be missed or less than analyzed. Drawing on player statement in a number of towns, All You That Labor analyzes and evaluates the contributions of spiritual activists to the flow. The booklet explores the methods non secular businesses do that paintings in live performance with low-wage employees, the demanding situations spiritual activists face, and the way humans of religion may well higher nurture ethical organisation on the subject of the political economic system. eventually, C. Melissa Snarr offers readability on the best way to proceed to domesticate, renew, and extend spiritual assets devoted to the ethical organization of low-wage staff and their allies.

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