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Zara’s sustainable sweatshirt raises troubling fashion ethics issues

Zara’s sustainable sweatshirt raises troubling fashion ethics issues

Zara is denying the conclusions of an investigative group that came up with a detailed estimate of its costs, which it says come at workers' expense.
Thousands of UK workers' pay to rise as living wage increases

Thousands of UK workers' pay to rise as living wage increases

Living Wage Foundation pushes up national minimum hourly rate by 30p to £9.30 More than 210,000 workers in Britain are to receive a pay rise after the charity behind the living wage increased the
Staff at 'Brexit HQ' Mayfair members' club strike for living wage

Staff at 'Brexit HQ' Mayfair members' club strike for living wage

Migrant workers at club owned by Boris Johnson-backer Robin Birley are asking for London living wageStaff at an exclusive private members’ club owned by a high-profile, Brexit-supporting backer of
Change law to force UK firms to share profits with staff – thinktank

Change law to force UK firms to share profits with staff – thinktank

Social Market Foundation says employees at all levels should share in a company’s growthCompanies in Britain should be forced to share rising profits with their workers through a change in the law, a
Capita increases pay for almost 6,000 workers to real living wage

Capita increases pay for almost 6,000 workers to real living wage

Outsourcer pledges rise from April ensuring all UK staff get more than legal minimum of national living wageCapita, the outsourcing company behind the London congestion charge and the BBC licence fee,
Union supports workers suspended by millionaire Brexiter over pay protest

Union supports workers suspended by millionaire Brexiter over pay protest

Migrant porters at Mayfair club owned by Johnson backer had campaigned for living wageA trade union has launched a petition to support migrant kitchen porters who say they were suspended after
The cost of Boris Johnson: pricing up the next PM's pledges

The cost of Boris Johnson: pricing up the next PM's pledges

From nationwide full-fibre broadband to 20,000 extra police officers, here’s what 10 of his plans might costTaxes will be cut and public spending increased if Boris Johnson makes good on the pledges
Restaurant chain says high minimum wages in places like Seattle caused its bankruptcy

Restaurant chain says high minimum wages in places like Seattle caused its bankruptcy

A restaurant chain has blamed its recent bankruptcy on the increased minimum wage in cities like Seattle and San Francisco.Here's what we knowAccording to the Seattle Times, Restaurants Unlimited
Elizabeth Warren says she would use executive action to ensure equal pay for women of color

Elizabeth Warren says she would use executive action to ensure equal pay for women of color

Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has announced that if she becomes president, she plans to use a number of executive actions in order to ensure equal pay for women of color. What
More than 5m people in Britain suffer low-paid, insecure work

More than 5m people in Britain suffer low-paid, insecure work

Living Wage Foundation research shows families struggling to make ends meetMore than 5 million workers across Britain are in low-paid and insecure work, leaving families struggling to make ends meet,
More than 5m people in Britain suffer low-paid, insecure work

More than 5m people in Britain suffer low-paid, insecure work

Living Wage Foundation research shows families struggling to make ends meetMore than 5 million workers across Britain are in low-paid and insecure work, leaving families struggling to make ends meet,

What a ‘Living Wage’ Actually Means

If you ask a dozen lawmakers what constitutes a “living wage,” you’ll get a dozen answers. Where does the term come from? And is it even accurate?

What a ‘Living Wage’ Actually Means

If you ask a dozen lawmakers what constitutes a “living wage,” you’ll get a dozen answers. Where does the term come from? And is it even accurate?
Facebook gives some workers a small raise for staring into the dark heart of the internet

Facebook gives some workers a small raise for staring into the dark heart of the internet

wants you to know that it's feeling generous. In a Monday blog post, the social media company announced that it will raise hourly wages for some of its contract employees by next year. The move
Big Banks or Congress, Who Do You Trust More?

Big Banks or Congress, Who Do You Trust More?

This post Big Banks or Congress, Who Do You Trust More? appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Even if its “money motivation” Twitter post was a bit cliché, Chase isn’t wrong to tell Americans they need
Record number of UK workers paid below minimum wage – report

Record number of UK workers paid below minimum wage – report

About 440,000 people paid illegally, with female workers more affected than men A record number of workers in the UK are being paid less than the minimum wage, a report has found.An estimated 439,000
Waterstones staff deliver petition for living wage to firm's HQ

Waterstones staff deliver petition for living wage to firm's HQ

Staff from across UK to meet managing director and hand over 9,300-signature appealWaterstones staff told how they have had to back on food in order to afford rent as they travelled across the country
Pay rise for nearly 2 million as UK living wage goes up by 4.9%

Pay rise for nearly 2 million as UK living wage goes up by 4.9%

Legal adult minimum of £8.21 an hour still leaves millions struggling, say campaignersAlmost 2 million workers in the UK are in line for a pay rise on Monday as the legal minimum wage increases by
Pay rise for nearly 2 million as UK living wage goes up by 4.9%

Pay rise for nearly 2 million as UK living wage goes up by 4.9%

Legal adult minimum of £8.21 an hour still leaves millions struggling, say campaignersAlmost 2 million workers in the UK are in line for a pay rise on Monday as the legal minimum wage increases by
Ivanka Trump: Most Americans Want Upward Mobility, Not Guaranteed Minimum Wage

Ivanka Trump: Most Americans Want Upward Mobility, Not Guaranteed Minimum Wage

"People want to work for what they get," said the White House adviser.