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Why Britain’s women won’t “calm down”

From November 4th until the end of 2014, women across the country will effectively be working for free. The gender pay gap means that women are paid on average 15% less than their male counterparts; we have to work an extra 60 days annually to earn the same amount as a man doing the same job. 472 more words

Labour Party

Britain Needs A Pay Rise - What now?

You may have seen the media coverage of the Britain Needs a Pay Rise march and rally in London yesterday (18th Oct 2014)
I attended as a… 500 more words

Britain Needs A Pay Rise

Reason To Vote Green #1: They'll Make Sure The Minimum Wage Is A Living Wage

As a Northerner, there are few times when I feel a stronger sense of moral outrage than when I go in to an underwhelming pub to buy a pint of average lager in London and the Bar Staff demand £7.20 from me. 877 more words

Six Essentials of Liberal Democracy

Liberalism evolved very slowly from a society nobody today would call liberal. What we consider the liberal norm today arrived piece by piece, with great difficulty. 1,155 more words

Living Wage

The labour demographics of a NZ living wage

Distribution of families earning below the Living Wage

Source: Taxwell

The wage rates of people of different ages

Source: Taxwell

The distribution of wages by industry… 154 more words
Labour Economics

MDG #1: Eradicate Extreme Poverty and Hunger

MDG #1: Eradicate Extreme Poverty and Hunger

  • Continue to reduce the number of people living on less than a living wage
  • Continue to work to provide full and productive employment and decent work for all, including women and young people…
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