Warning: The following post contains a rant.
Working for minimum wage ($9.50 here) is lousy.
Working for minimum wage means you get paid $76 for a full (eight hour) day. When those eight hours are spent on your feet doing menial work (let's say, oh, straightening books on a bookshelf), $76 seems like a major rip off!
It seems to imply that a day of your life (24 hours) is therefore worth $228.
If someone came up to you and offered you $228 for a day of your life (as in, you would have one less day to live) would you agree?
We shipped some books to someone in Jamaica the other day. (Or was it only one book? Can't remember.) Her name was Donna and the shipping cost $75 - an entire day's salary for me. Probably more than an entire day's salary when you take taxes off.
Have you ever considered what kind of a percentage the government gets of your salary between income taxes, sales taxes, parking meters, road test fees...Okay, I'd better not get going on that can of worms. =P
Anyway, I'm off to enjoy my free time! Ta-ta!