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Living wage campaign for residential care workers

Homepage for Camden UNISON’s campaign for the London living wage for workers in residential homes caring for vulnerable older people, mostly with dementia, who face poverty pay until 2040. 504 more words

The difficulty of living on a Student's Income and my advice on how to do it...

So, me being a student on such a low wage is a never ending struggle to balance my income with my spending.  Now let me explain that I am no ‘typical student’ that goes out every night drinking – I never really have been.   570 more words

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Why Everyone Should Have To Work a Thankless Job

So, originally I was going to write this post about beer.

However, that changed when I was driving home last week.

Many people had gathered to protest for a living wage for service industry workers. 992 more words

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Workers gear-up for Labor Day, stage coordinated protests against contractualization, low wages

A week and a half left before Labor Day, workers from various factories in Southern Tagalog launch intensified protests to register the growing discontent of the peoplefor the U.S.-Aquino regime’s labor policies, primarily contractualization and low wages, and call for Aquino’s ouster. 414 more words

Contractualization

Workers intensify plight against contractualization, Calls for P16,000 National Minimum Wage

STA. ROSA CITY, LAGUNA – To intensify the sector’s call for higher wages and better living conditions, workers led by the Metal Workers Alliance of the Philippines – Southern Tagalog (MWAP-ST) conducted a forum last April 19, tackling the issues of contractualization and the need for a P16,000 National Minimum Wage. 433 more words

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THE TRUE FIGURE FOR PEOPLE USING FOOD BANKS COULD BE OVER 2 MILLION

Today’s headlines are truly shocking.

BUT fail to reveal the whole story of use in food banks in the UK, in the last year.

‘More than a million people have used food banks in past year’ – The Guardian… 798 more words

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Boosting minimum wage to $15 would be devastating, says business lobby

An NDP pledge to boost the province’s minimum hourly wage to $15 by 2018 would be devastating to small business, warned the Canadian Federation of Independent Business on Monday. 577 more words

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