Low Pay Commission


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Low Pay Commission

the UK body which advises the government on the MINIMUM WAGE RATE.
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The Low Pay Commission is pleased to see the Government maintaining the momentum of its minimum wage enforcement.
Bryan Sanderson, Chairman of the Low Pay Commission, said: "As the National Living Wage and National Minimum Wage rates rise, it is vital that workers understand their rights, and employers their obligations.
Bryan Sanderson, chairman of the Low Pay Commission, said: "The Low Pay Commission's conversations with employers suggest that the risk of being named is encouraging businesses to focus on compliance.
LAST week we gave evidence to the Low Pay Commission and warned that the minimum wage could leave younger workers behind.
In evidence to the Low Pay Commission, the union organisation said the top rate of the wage should apply to all workers aged 21 and over.
The Low Pay Commission is recommending the increase which would total [euro]12 in a 40-hour week.
In its submission to the Low Pay Commission, Unison said many public sector workers were struggling because of "poverty" pay.
The level of the minimum wage should be left to the experts on the Low Pay Commission.
Liberal Democrat member of parliament Vince Cable has said that around 31,000 apprentices would be helped by the proposal being put to the Low Pay Commission, Sky revealed on Monday.
The proposal will be presented to the Low Pay Commission.
The Low Pay Commission found that the North East has the highest proportion of people paid at or below the minimum wage (7.
Mr Cable said: "I believe that the recommendations of the Low Pay Commission strike the right balance between pay and jobs, and have therefore accepted all the rate recommendations.