Showing items tagged with 'minimum wage'
31 March 2016: With almost a third of journalists being paid just the Living Wage on Alpha Newspapers, staff have voted for strike action.
3 July 2014: Bringing together shareholders, large and small, to support trade unions and community organisers has proven highly effective for ShareAction campaigns for the living wage.
19 March 2014: TUC general secretary Frances O’Grady explains why British workers need a pay rise.
6 November 2012: Low pay is wider problem than the public believe in the media industry, but working for nothing is a becoming a worrying trend, Michelle Stanistreet has told the Low Pay Commission.
12 May 2011: The NUJ has warned media employers to 'pay interns or face the consequences' after union member Keri Hudson successfully sued TPG Web Publishing Ltd over her unpaid internship.
8 April 2011: The Low Pay Commission has criticised HM Revenue & Customs for lax enforcement of minimum wage laws and the payment of interns.
10 December 2010: Attention all Irish members: help the union stop the government’s plan to cut the minimum wage.
25 March 2010: A new TUC website aims to help young people working as interns to find out their rights – one in three interns are not being paid for their work, despite qualifying for the national minimum wage.
3 August 2009: The Low Pay Commission is to launch a major inquiry into the abuse of work experience placements.
20 July 2009: The NUJ has renewed its call for the UK’s minimum wage laws to be used to stop employers expoiting students on work experience.