Tag Archives: minimum wage

Coalition is doing nothing to help hungry families

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Damning new report finds that food banks are carrying out their work completely without government help

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Picturehouse staff are still being paid poverty wages

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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

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

Posted in Sustainable Economy | Also tagged , , , , | 7 Responses

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

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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

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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

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

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Labour conference 2014: why Britain needs a higher minimum wage

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Ensuring a minimum wage of £8 an hour will mean the low paid seeing some of the benefits of the economic recovery.

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A victory for the left as Germany adopts minimum wage

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On July 3, Germany moved towards introducing a legally binding national minimum wage set at €8.5 an hour.

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Which party can close the living standards gulf for low-earning families?

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Recovery alone will not restore lost ground facing low-earning parents – the parties need to ensure the worst off feel the benefit of growth.

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Miliband and the minimum wage: extending the recovery to the low paid

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Ensuring that the minimum wage begins to catch up with median earnings will mean the low paid enjoying some of the benefits of the economic recovery that the affluent are seeing.

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