living wage

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a wage sufficient for a worker and family to subsist comfortably

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45 an hour - the amount identified by the Living Wage Foundation as what's really needed to get by, based on the actual cost of living.
Stirling Council leader Scott Farmer said, "Stirling Council is continuing to lead the way in implementing the living wage by again paying above the recommended level to our staff.
The arguments for paying the foundation real living wage are well-rehearsed and sensible.
It is an increase of 30p per hour on the amount the Living Wage Foundation calculates is enough to meet the basic costs of living - including housing, food and energy bills, and PS1.
The company, founded in 2005, earned Living Wage accreditation shortly after moving to its new production facility three months ago.
The Living Wage Foundation has set the new figure that would let workers in Wales make ends meet at PS8.
Since being introduced in 2001 it is estimated that the living wage movement has put almost PS23 million extra into the pay packets of workers in the West Midlands alone.
Today Heathrow Airport joined the 3,600-plus firms and organisers, including Liverpool FC, IKEA, Unilever and Aviva, which voluntarily pay the real living wage.
The Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at Everything Different paid at least PS8.
Now the council has decided to increase the Newcastle Living Wage again from PS7.
FIRMS paying the real Living Wage find their staff are more motivated and productive, a study found.
WARWICK-BASED gas and electricity supplier First Utility has become an accredited Living Wage employer.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-November 3, 2015-New living wage rate welcomed by Nationwide
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