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I am proud of our great achievements – the minimum wage, tax credits, the hundreds of thousands of pensioners
worked for. She said the company was decent but the wages were rubbish. She hadn’t decided because life was
job with proper training, paying at least the minimum wage.A Labour government would get our
policy - the new deal, tax credits, the national minimum wage – support for high levels of employment.
Sainsbury said, in the race to the top for high wages and high skills, not a race to the bottom.
telling a family working for sixteen hours on the minimum wage that if they don’t work more hours they will
looking for work.Low growth, falling wages and squeezed living standards.So does
tried to pay her cash in hand for less than the minimum wage.She raised what had happened at RBS
Every month people are finding their wages stuck but their costs rising.In short
the wage packets of average earners.Low earners did see improvement through the minimum wage
stalling recovery are all caused by the national minimum wage or better maternity and paternity pay or record
to be set within a wider picture of employment, wage standards, housing: 'What we are doing is to bring
and sisters – today exploited in a cut-price, minimum wage business – held in the same regard as NHS staff
2008, low inflation, low interest rates and the minimum wage.What is more we used the proceeds
proposals to tackle low pay, increasing the minimum wage.
Saving money on benefits.
on illegal immigration and on things like the minimum wage. It isn’t fair on everyone else if people are
get people back into work, and introduced the minimum wage and tax credits to help make work pay.And
poverty and supports not just a minimum wage but a decent living wage.Until we address the conditions
Not when food and fuel prices are going up, but wages are frozen and tax credits cut.Not when
salary.And before we established the minimum wage together, someone could work every day until
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