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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.
Ocasio-Cortez Scoffs At Fox Claims Paying A Living Wage Is 'Communism'

Ocasio-Cortez Scoffs At Fox Claims Paying A Living Wage Is 'Communism'

Fox and Friends Weekend, the B-team of Trump fluffers, made idiotic claims regarding pay raises in the office of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The weekend propagandists were furious that AOC is giving a
Fox & Friends Flips Out Over AOC Raising The Pay Of Her Junior Staff

Fox & Friends Flips Out Over AOC Raising The Pay Of Her Junior Staff

This week freshman Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez made an announcement that she was not going to pay anyone on her staff less than $52,000 a year so that no one working for her is making less than a
Illinois becomes latest state to raise minimum wage to $15 an hour

Illinois becomes latest state to raise minimum wage to $15 an hour

Illinois has become the latest state to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour.What's the story?On Tuesday, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D) signed a law to raise the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour
‘Living in poverty’: workers at business ministry go on strike

‘Living in poverty’: workers at business ministry go on strike

Outsourced cleaners, catering staff and security guards say they cannot live on their payCatering staff earning as little as £7.83 an hour danced and sang outside their work at the business department
UK wages worth up to a third less than in 2008, study shows

UK wages worth up to a third less than in 2008, study shows

TUC research finds London workers hit hardest with cumulative loss in real earnings of £20,000Wages are still worth a third less in some parts of the country than a decade ago, according to a
City investors call on listed companies to pay living wage

City investors call on listed companies to pay living wage

Share Action campaign group has written to firms including Balfour Beatty and Vodafone A group of City investors with assets worth more than £180bn has written to listed firms including Vodafone,
One in four UK workers covered by national living wage underpaid

One in four UK workers covered by national living wage underpaid

Women more likely to be hit by underpayments than men, Low Pay Commission figures revealAlmost one in four British workers on the government’s national living wage are paid less than they should be,
One in four UK workers covered by national living wage underpaid

One in four UK workers covered by national living wage underpaid

Women more likely to be hit by underpayments than men, Low Pay Commission figures revealAlmost one in four British workers on the government’s national living wage are paid less than they should be,
One in four UK workers covered by national living wage underpaid

One in four UK workers covered by national living wage underpaid

Women more likely to be hit by underpayments than men, Low Pay Commission figures revealAlmost one in four British workers on the government’s national living wage are paid less than they should be,
‘The NHS is paying me buttons. I can’t cope’ | Tom Wall

‘The NHS is paying me buttons. I can’t cope’ | Tom Wall

Public sector workers on the minimum wage are being forced to use food banks just to make ends meetHospital cleaner Geraldine Curran hasn’t felt able to tell her two school-age children yet that she
Tell us: has your company adopted a living wage policy?

Tell us: has your company adopted a living wage policy?

We want to hear from readers working for companies paying Living Wage Foundation rates as an increase is announced Staff of some 4,700 employers who have adopted a voluntary living wage policy are in