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The majority of women working part-time earn less than the living wage in over 50 local authority areas across Britain, according to research published today by the TUC.
Children England, along with many of their member organisations and the TUC have published a new joint agreement on the future of children’s services commissioning.
More than million people can be lifted out of low pay by 2020 by pragmatic low-cost measures building on the economic recovery, says the final report of the independent Living Wage Commission.
A new report into poverty, backed by the Church of Scotland and Faith in Community Scotland, is to demand an end to the poor employment practices trapping many working Scots on very low wages.
Ekklesia is very pleased to be supporting Fair Pay Fortnight, which began on 24 March and runs through to Friday 4 April 2014, with some events over the weekend. It is an initiative of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) in Britain.
On the 15th anniversary of the introduction of the minimum wage, the TUC has revealed that in some parts of Britain, nearly half the jobs pay less than the living wage.
The Chancellor should use the Budget to address the UK’s growing investment gap, nearly £50 billion last year, says the TUC in its Budget submission.
New research published by the TUC today (14 February)) shows that tax credits and benefits play a crucial role in lifting low-paid workers out of poverty.
A new report, Working for Poverty, from the Living Wage Commission says economic recovery will have no effect for one in five workers without a Living Wage.
Savings of £3.2 bn could be made by the public purse if the UK’s 4.8 million low-paid workers were paid the living wage, according to research published by the TUC today.