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a wage sufficient for a worker and family to subsist comfortably

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The living wage is the amount that academics calculate workers need to be paid in order to enjoy a reasonable standard of living.
The Dunedin City Council has become only the second New Zealand council to be accredited as a living wage employer.
It is thought to be the first chippie in Britain to commit to voluntarily paying all staff over the age of 18 at an hourly rate of PS9 an hour - higher than the mandatory national Living Wage (PS8.21 per hour for workers aged 25 and older) and also the Minimum Wage (PS7.70 for those aged 21 and older).
At the conference I joined fellow business leaders, MPs, councillors and members of the community in pledging to encourage more employers to pay the Real Living Wage, so as more people in Birmingham can be justly rewarded for their work.
At midnight, the Government's national minimum wage rose from PS7.83 to PS8.21 but it still lags behind the PS9 hourly rate (PS10.55 in London) of the Real Living Wage.
Positively impacting modern apprentices and contractors with the college, the real living wage is an hourly rate set independently and updated annually, calculated according to the real costs of living.
The Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at Read receive a minimum hourly wage of PS9 - significantly higher than the government minimum for over-25s, which currently stands at PS7.83 per hour.
Everton became the second ever Premier League club to sign up to the Living Wage Foundation in 2016 - promising to pay a staff wage which meets the real cost of living.
BY DAVID HOLMES @Sherlock1968 TRADE unionists have lifted the lid on the Local Living Wage policy of Labour-led Cheshire West and Chester Council saying hundreds of workers linked to the authority are losing out.
At 8.30am on that Monday, I was in Cardiff for the launch of Living Wage Week Wales by First Minister Carwyn Jones.
Ian Bunting Neil Gray hosted a parliamentary reception to promote the recent Living Wage Week and celebrate employers signing up to the scheme.
LAST week was Living Wage Week - an opportunity to raise awareness of the work undertaken to secure a living wage for all.
TOWN hall staff will now be paid PS9 an hour after Oldham council announced its intention to 'set an example' by becoming a Living Wage employer.
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