Our Living wage journey
This blog tracks 3 podcasts where firstly I tell my story of how I came to pay a living wage, this is followed by Loice Chaza telling the story of how it impacted her life. Loice worked for us as a domestic worker for several years. After she stopped working for us, she worked for BeanThere Coffee Company who also pay a living wage. BeanThere made a decision to pay a living wage several years ago after reading this blog. Jonathan Robinson in the third podcast tells his journey of how they as a company came to pay a living wage and have come to answer the question what does it mean to live justly.
23 Feb The Wage to Live
CLIFFCENTRAL.COM | THE MA(I)DE SESSIONS — Mbali Njomane and Tuliza Sindi
Nigel "the white guy they don't want you to know about" Branken discusses how he got to pay a living wage, rather than the minimum wage to his then domestic worker, Loice. He helps us understand how this is no small feat, by tying into what we've come to know as our very networked economic machine.
19 Oct The Other Side of the CoinCLIFFCENTRAL.COM | THE MA(I)DE SESSIONS
Loice Chaza has been able to move from one living wage to another. Hear how she used to hustle before she earned a reasonable wage and what her dreams look like now that she has some financial breathing room. Whilst last week's show walked us through how to implement a living wage, this week's show reveals the impact that it has on the receiver.
12 Oct Being Fair There
CLIFFCENTRAL.COM | THE MA(I)DE SESSIONS
Founder of one of Johannesburg's most beloved coffee companies, Jonathan Robinson, is in studio to tell us how he got his 40-strong staff body onto living wages. We get his take and approach on equity, bonuses, overtime, training and more.
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