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Unite members accept improved pay offer at Builders’ Merchants, Haldane Fisher in Newry

Industrial action including overtime ban and twelve planned strike days called off

Improved offer includes 2.5% pay increase and additional paid holiday

April 28th: Unite Regional Officer, Sean Smyth, welcomed the outcome of negotiations at which a significantly improved pay offer was made to his union’s membership: 97 more words

Press Releases

Submission to Porirua City Council on proposed #livingwage

A living wage at a local council will act as a hiring standard that stops low paid workers from being shortlisted for vacancies in the 129 council jobs affected by the proposed living wage increase. 262 more words

Labour Economics

Building momentum for the Living Wage at Persimmon Homes

I was shaking so much that I needed to hold onto the chair in front of me to keep my voice steady. I could feel myself getting hotter and more flustered. 748 more words

Deanna Ogle: Feds’ new child benefit helps lower living wage

The 2016 Metro Vancouver living wage is $20.64. This is the first time in the eight years it’s been calculated that the living wage has decreased. 633 more words


Scaling Up Living Wages in Global Supply Chains


By Dr Marjoleine Hennis, Counsellor Social Affairs and Employment, Permanent Representation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the OECD and Prof Dr.  Roel Nieuwenkamp, Chair of the OECD Working Party on Responsible Business Conduct… 4,743 more words

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