On July 3, Germany moved towards introducing a legally binding national minimum wage set at €8.5 an hour.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
It’s a shame the government has to mess around millions of low paid workers for a relatively small amount of political capital.
An increase in the minimum wage is long overdue.
As the graph from Green Party London Assembly member Jenny Jones shows, the National Minimum Wage has failed to keep up with London’s rising cost of living.
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?