The 'living wage' : the right answer to low pay? /
By: Bennett, Fran | Fabian Society
Contributor(s): Lister, RuthPublisher: London, U.K. Fabian Society 2010Description: PDFSubject(s): Wages Great Britain | Wages Minimum Wage - Great Britain | Wages Public Opinion | Pay Equity | Low Income Families Economic Aspects - Great Britain | Poor Employment - Great Britain | Industrial Relations | Equality | Employers | Fabian Society | Financial InclusionOnline Resources: Electronic copy
February 2010 Bibliography : pp. 18-20
This briefing discusses the "living wage", an idea with a long history in the UK which is currently enjoying a renaissance. It draws attention to some concerns about the concept of the "living wage" and its potential implications for who is identified as low paid and what is to be done about low pay.