Tuesday, Jun 13, 2006

39% payrise for minimum wage earners?

Independent: Pressure grows for a 2 rise in minimum wage

Minimum wage to rise to living wage by 2? Governement is tired of subsidising employers and admits that it is not possible to live on the current peanut allocation.

Posted by Cinnamon @ 09:46 AM (562 views)
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1. Surfgatinho said...

"If companies want people to do a job, why can't they pay them a wage to live on?" said Neal Lawson

You're jokng!. Where I live (in Cornwall) that would out minimum wage up to almost average wage. That might be an OK minimum wage for London but in some parts of the country employers won't/can't pay this kind of money.

Tuesday, June 13, 2006 12:50PM Report Comment

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