Tag Archives: Living Wage

Osborne’s policies are deliberately designed to shift money from the poorest to the richest

Natalie Bennettj

Research from LSE has found that the chancellor’s policies have seen the poorest five per cent lose income while the top one per cent have gained.

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Natalie Bennett: We have to ban zero-hours contracts

Natalie Bennettj

The Green Party’s leader put forward her views on education, pay and the NHS in a live debate with young voters.

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New report on UK poverty finds housing market is moving the goalposts

Jobseekers allowance

Changes in the labour and housing markets mean there has been a rise in the number of working people who live in poverty.

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Warning lights on the economy – let’s defend our record or pay the price

Gordon Brown ncrj

By failing to stand up for their past successes, Labour are making it difficult for themselves to claim economic credibility.

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Picturehouse staff are still being paid poverty wages

Cinemaj

Picturehouse’s rising profits contradict their claim that they can’t afford to pay higher wages.

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The success of the living wage campaign benefits us all

Money no copyrightj

Giving more people the living wage will have wider benefits for the economy.

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Moral outrage about the Living Wage isn’t enough: it must be backed by legal muscle

Money ncrj

The fact that we are even talking about the Living Wage is a sign of past failures.

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Boris’ tall tale: the living wage is a Tory idea

Boris ncrj

If Boris is right, why are none of the ten London boroughs which have adopted the London Living Wage run by Conservatives?

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Boris must do more to help workers out of poverty

Moneyj

Paying a living wage is an economic necessity if London is to compete globally.

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The Living Wage – all in this together

Living wage

We need to drop our own stereotypes and get out of our comfort zones to build alliances with others.

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