starvation wages


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starvation wages

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Suffice it to say that we have refused to accept starvation wages, and that we are still out of place.
This man, a pillar of the church and heavy contributor to foreign missions, worked his shop girls ten hours a day on a starvation wage and thereby directly encouraged prostitution.
A GMB spokesperson said: "The women were subjected to terrible conditions in the Black Country in 1910 - forced to work both day and night for starvation wages.
We don't need a labor secretary who makes millions while his workers are paid starvation wages.
These human rights abuses to farm workers include human trafficking, physical abuse, involuntary confinement, starvation wages, debt bondage, and sexual abuse.
According to the Maquila Solidarity Network, workers in Mexico are beaten for trying to bring in legitimate unions, and speaking out against starvation wages, high production quotas, and long hours.
As regards AKEL's social policy, in practice -- that is leaving aside the big and fancy words -- everyone knows how we were led to bankruptcy, the memorandum and the recession of the last four years; and inevitably to high unemployment and starvation wages in the private sector.
Sweatshop workers in free trade zones set up by the IMF and World Bank earn starvation wages, live in deplorable conditions, and are unable to provide for their families.
Working people are having their rights eroded and being forced to live on starvation wages without redress.
The reality is the slowest recovery in modern history, based on starvation wages and rising personal debt, which shows that Osborne's claim to have a longterm economic plan is the most fraudulent fabrication of spin since the emperor's new clothes.
The net result, as we can see with hindsight, was often terrible working conditions, starvation wages, a destruction of the environment, fracturing of social bonds, an endless series of conflicts with labour and unions, and, significantly, low efficiency and stunted profits.
He praised the strikers for reminding both Memphis and the nation that "it is a crime for people to live in this rich nation and receive starvation wages.