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measures that put an end to workers having their wages undercut illegally by employers exploiting migrant
increase the number of hours they work from a minimum of 16 to 24 hours per week or they will lose all
to do more to protect working people from their wages and conditions being undermined. And action
time for generations.
By providing high-wage, high-skill jobs, Airbus helps ensure that better
for everyday, working people.
An £8 minimum wage.
Jobs for our young people.
This will see the bank bonus tax used to pay the wages of young unemployed people taken on by businesses
the availability of local jobs and the effects on wages, terms and conditions. And I've heard some great
won that battle yet. Friends, the minimum wage was one of Labour’s proudest achievements.But
what our economy produces has been paid out in wages – and more in profits.
pressure on wages.We’ve heard cases of some employers getting round the minimum wage by providing
creating new jobs, tax credits and a National Minimum Wage across the whole United Kingdom.
extra percentage added to economic growth, we saw wages of middle-income Britain keep pace.
including seeking to make Milton Keynes a living wage city.
And we are joined by our fantastic
opportunity for a six month period paid at national minimum wage. The majority of the jobs created will be in
then, about the problems people face.
“My wages are stuck but all the bills carry on going up.
Labour government that knows the battle against low wages, for equal pay, and to end the abuse of zero hours
campaigning for their universities to adopt a Living Wage. Let us applaud their energy, their spirit
exploitation of zero hours contracts.
A higher minimum wage.
A fairer tax system.
recovery for so many.
A recovery without wage growth.
And the problems go much deeper
for millionaires, but for a fair deal, a living wage: the Just Reward of Our Labour.And none
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