Tags » Low Pay

Letter: From a Concerned Brit in Germany

Dear Orkney News,

I read your article by Brian Finlay regarding free movement, Jeremy Corbyn and low paid agency work. 

I thought my perspective as a Brit living in Germany might be of interest to your readers. 1,533 more words


Moy Park and Tayto on list of employers fined for failing to pay their workforce the legal minimum

338 employees at Moy Park denied minimum pay do not work at Unite sites but union seeks urgent meeting with CEO for explanation

Wealthy Hutchinson family must answer why their company, Tayto, has had to be fined to pay their workers the legal minimum… 364 more words

Press Releases

Is working in schools one of the most dangerous jobs in America?

If you watch all of the teachers being attacked on Youtube and of course you can’t miss all of the school shootings in the news, you could only conclude that being a teacher or working in a school is one of the most dangerous jobs in America today. 48 more words

Conservative Thought

To tackle low pay, policymakers must think about sectors

Neil Lee, Anne Green and Paul Sissons

An extended version of this blog post was originally published in Discover Society on 9 January 2018.

The UK has a low pay problem. 499 more words

Poverty And Inequality

Tweets From Corporations Aren't Funny: They're Capitalist Propaganda

We have all seen tweets from Wendy’s, Burger King, Hardees, Arby’s and a few other fast food chains that are attempting to troll other companies and their products through humor. 350 more words

Jackie Pollock takes over as head of Unite in Ireland

Precarious work, low pay and Brexit among challenges identified by new Regional Secretary

Jackie Pollock has succeeded Jimmy Kelly as Unite Regional Secretary.  From Belfast, Jackie Pollock has been involved in trade unionism since the 1980s, and most recently served as Deputy Regional Secretary. 156 more words

Press Releases

One in four staff earning less than a living wage is nothing to be proud of

Working for a charity can be very rewarding, but don’t expect to be well paid. OK, so some of the larger charities will pay their most senior post holders an attractive salary, but for most working in the sector, I doubt the prospect of a healthy wage cheque was the primary attraction. 354 more words

Voluntary Sector