If we believe that a Living Wage should apply to all, then we must be prepared to consider how we achieve it, writes Karen Jennings.
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An anonymous hotline to report employers for shady practices is just one way American activists are looking to tackle their own low pay crisis. Here are four ideas for solving our own.
When the National Minimum Wage is increased in the autumn, it will remain far below a living wage and will leave millions earning poverty wages.
TweetFive million workers are set to be left out of the economic recovery, according to a new report published today. The report, Working for Poverty, was authored by the Living Wage Commission and states that the economic recovery will have no effect for one in five workers unless employers pay a Living Wage. It describes […]
The taxpayer would save a significant sum of money if low paid employees were paid the Living Wage.
The London Living Wage has raised the issue of poverty pay up the political agenda; it is now time to move to a statutory living wage.
There is a strong consensus that the National Minimum Wage (NMW) has been a success yet, quite rightly, we are still worried about low pay. Can we do more with the NMW, or should we be thinking about a whole platter of policies to bring about fairer pay?
Taking control of the economic debate: Why Labour should commit to a mass house building programme and a living wage
Labour should challenge the Tories to match pledges on house building and the living wage. We will see then if they really are on the side of those who want to work hard and ‘get on’.
If we don’t raise wages, control rents or reverse welfare cuts, we are going to completely price low paid workers out of London.