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less than the minimum wage. A recent Kings College study found that between 150,000 and 220,000
government’s own figures, a couple with two children working 16 hours per week on the minimum wage
far less than the factory was paying before.Less than the minimum wage. It
make our country work again for everyday, working people.
An £8 minimum wage.
what I am talking about:
Employers not paying the minimum wage.
Hardly anyone gets
government, let’s tell them:under Labour, a job is guaranteed, at least at the minimum wage with real
we have not won that battle yet. Friends, the minimum wage was one of Labour’s proudest
instead, or to use tied accommodation and undercut the minimum wage.It may be the case, as some
After 1997 the minimum wage did a huge amount to lift pay for the low
And how did we do it?
By creating new jobs, tax credits and a National Minimum Wage across the
round the minimum wage by providing over priced, over crowded accommodation to migrant workers. We’ve
promised a £7 minimum wage and then failed to deliver it.
And they aren’t making the big reforms
minimum wage to keep falling behind in value.
In fact, we will do the opposite.
working together for a Labour government across the UK, we can freeze energy bills, raise the minimum wage
job opportunity for a six month period paid at national minimum wage. The majority of the jobs
, cash in hand, for less than the minimum wage, working for a couple of months at a fish and chip shop
exploitation of zero hours contracts.
A higher minimum wage.
A fairer tax system
Strengthening the minimum wage.
Tackling the payday lenders.
difference from the minimum wage of £6.08 per hour.It’s made a real difference to me. It’s made
have set out proposals to raise the minimum wage, over the course of a Parliament, giving business
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