[The Independent] - Anton Marcus, joint general secretary of the Free Trade Zones and General Services Union in Sri Lanka, said: "They don't pay a living wage and they set these terrible targets, which, when reached, are automatically increased.
[Evening Standard] - The company behind Holiday Inn and Intercontinental today became the first hotel chain to back the London Living Wage – raising the earnings of hundreds of staff members to £8.30 an hour. London Mayor Boris Johnson said he was “delighted” that
[Huffington Post UK (blog)] - London Green Party candidates also promoted the Living Wage and reduced fares on public transport. And Londoners responded positively to these practical policies, with the Green Party overtaking the Lib Dems to finish third in the elections for Mayor
[The Guardian (blog)] - With the minimum wage now stagnating well below the real living wage in London and the south-east, workers on the lowest incomes or in casual or zero-hours contract work are big business for landlords looking to make a major profit from poor
[The Guardian] - They asked only that they be paid a living wage. The incident is testament to the fact that for the six million workers in Britain currently earning below a living wage (£8.30 in London and £7.20 elsewhere), pay is not doing enough to guarantee an
living wage for cleaners employed by ISS ( see here and photo ) . Now they have done the same after years of campaigning for […] cleaners employed in the Medical school. See press release below. UNISON SECURE LONDON LIVING WAGE VICTORY FOR CLEANERS AT ST […] London Living Wage for cleaning staff working in the Medical School. The new hourly rate of £8.30 per hour will be
[People Management Magazine Online] - Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) has committed to paying the London Living Wage to its staff in the capital, in a decision that has been cheered by pay campaigners. The owner of Holiday Inn and Intercontinental will gradually increase pay to meet
[Lynn News] - One of the items discussed at the relaunch was whether to support the Living Wage Campaign, as launched in the eastern region by Unison. The campaign wants to see groups and employers support a call to pay a living wage which, outside London
[Left Foot Forward] - Furthermore, the London Living Wage should become enshrined in law, rather than just being an option for rich multinational corporations. Firms that introduce pay ratios between the highest and lowest earners should be entitled to tax breaks and
[Left Foot Forward] - Taking action on top pay, while introducing a living wage, are key. We discovered from the IPPR last week that top FTSE companies could pay a living wage of £7.20 an hour (or £8.30 an hour in London) at an extra cost of less than 1% of wage bills.
[Workers' Liberty] - The pay demand started off as a demand for a small increase but as the campaign has become more ambitious it's shifted to demanding the London Living Wage for student workers. The demand for better representation started off by calling for an improved
[EastLondonLines] - The Conservative candidate has accused the Labour Hackney Council of making a “pact with poverty” by not signing up to the London Living Wage, although admits he has “never been much of a fan of the minimum wage” himself.