They became villeins, in short--serfs bound to the soil by a living wage
All she demanded from New York for the present was that it should pay her a living wage
, and to that end, having studied by stealth typewriting and shorthand, she had taken the plunge, thrilling with excitement and the romance of things; and New York had looked at her, raised its eyebrows, and looked away again.
The fact is there are employers out there in Wales who can afford to pay living wages
, but aren't.
The fact is there are employers out there in our region who can afford to pay living wages
, but aren't.
d e of In a major speech on Tuesday to mark Living Wage
Week, Mr Miliband will say: "The Tories are indifferent to millions of families being locked into a permanent cycle of low PSAN Living wages
Similarly, in Britain many leading public and private sector employers pay living wages
to both their direct and contract employers.
In China, Mexico and increasingly Central America and South and South East Asia producing-companies often from yet some other country pay below living wages
to mostly female workers herded into appalling, cramped dormitories and factories.
Nonprofits, think tanks and labor activists argued that Wal-Mart would never pay living wages
supporters argue that government and companies that make money from government contracts or tax breaks ought to make a living wage
the standard for paying their workers, and that living wages
ought to be an explicit goal of local economic policy.
This article introduces the issue of living wages
and examines how it impacts the procurement function, which brings practical application to the policy.
Artificial living wages
won't solve real people's problems.
For example, Oakland abandoned a city-subsidized retail project because tenants wouldn't agree to pay a living wage
; the city replaced it with a telecommunications company that would pay living wages
and not require a subsidy.