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Minimum Wage today, said:
"Labour introduced the National Minimum Wage to protect the
exempt from all regulation, including the minimum wage and maternity and paternity rights
to reports that Conservatives on the Greater London Assembly have called for the minimum wage to be
ones when they are at their most vulnerable. Yet thousands are not even paid the minimum wage, let
the AWB is abolished and the National Minimum Wage replaces their current AWB wage. Workers could
of the National Minimum Wage and its enforcement. Today’s announcement comes only weeks after Jo
richest one per cent while slashing tax credits by £73 per week for working couples on the minimum wage
is considering cutting or freezing the minimum wage? His speech will be exposed as totally empty
lead is determined to bring about change.Just as in the 1990s, the minimum wage was a
enforcement of the National Minimum Wage and end exploitation of zero hors contracts.
to tax credits for parents on the minimum wage which will leave thousands not only worse off, but better off if they quit work.”
cutting or freezing the minimum wage.“The benefits bill is rising under this Government because
on the minimum wage, failing to pay their taxes, and exploiting workers to undercut the wages of
they stand for?
Charges to see your GP.
Attacking the minimum wage.
of the Exchequer he was behind many of Labour’s proudest achievements including the Minimum Wage
market is a living standards crisis with falling real wages, and millions working harder for less
enforcement of the national minimum wage, no action on agencies recruiting only from abroad, nothing
next month will mean a couple with children on the minimum wage working 16 hours per week will be
non-payment of the National Minimum Wage over the past two yearsThis government are on
that a Labour government introduced a national minimum wage, helping women on low pay, as well as
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