$7.25 an hour (unfortunately). If a minimum wage worker were to afford these leggings, she would have t…big deal, but to your typical minimum-wage or middle-class worker, this amount can be unaffordable. The current federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour (unfortunately). If a minimum wage worker were to afford these leggings, she would have to work for more than 13 ho…
I find it interesting that you reference the American federal minimum wage when the company is Canadian. Unfortunately, the majority of sustainable alternatives that are locally produced here are equally or more expensive.
That being said, I really appreciated this article. I was actually surprised by a lot of the information you shared. Lululemon has always been a brand that is well regarded in Canada, primarily for the durability of its products. I wasn't really aware of the negative impacts of their fabrics or Wilson's behaviour, so I'll definitely be looking for more sustainable alternatives next time I'm buying activewear.