In Birmingham, a quarter of all workers get paid less than the living wage
- and that rises to 30 per cent among women.
The Living Wage
Movement Aotearoa New Zealand today announced the DCC had become an accredited living wage
As part of the accreditation, Mr Richardson will join a Living Wage
hospitality steering group to help increase wages for some of Scotland's lowest paid workers.
Nationally, over 5,200 employers choose to pay the Real Living Wage
to all their staff.
The decision follows three years of campaigning by Living Wage
Porirua, who held a candidates forum in 2017 in which the Mayor and a number of Councillors made a public commitment to deliver on the Living Wage
"But around six million workers still earn less than the real Living Wage
and struggle to keep their heads above water.
"We commend the college for finding a way to ensure that the low paid staff are now being paid the living wage
without further delay, and urge other colleges in the sector to follow this example.
Read said it was committed to pay the real Living Wage
and deliver a fair day's pay for a hard day's work.
The Living Wage
in Sport campaign has now released a report highlighting Everton as one of only a handful of clubs signed up to the Living Wage
The council rate of PS8.75 per hour, set by the UK Living Wage
Foundation, is above the National Living Wage
of PS7.83 per hour for the over 25s brought in by the Conservative government.
The Real Living Wage
is set by the Living Wage
Foundation and it's different from the UK Government's National Living Wage
The Poverty Alliance in Scotland and the Living Wage
Foundation in England and Wales set the figure, newly increased last week to PS9 per hour.