New figures from Shelter demonstrate just how precarious the economic recovery still is for many people.
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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.
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.
It’s a shame the government has to mess around millions of low paid workers for a relatively small amount of political capital.
Despite today’s welcome news on falling unemployment, pay and productivity are stagnating.
This weekend Swiss voters rejected a referendum proposal to cap pay for top bosses at 12 times the pay of their lowest-paid employees.
One if six workers have been trapped in low paying work with their wages increasing by less than the national average for at least a year, according to new research.
At a recent conference in Toronto of Workers Uniting, the global union created by Unite in the UK and Ireland and the US and Canadian union, the United Steelworkers, I heard a new term, which has now spread widely across the union movement in the USA.
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?