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“Is this really a Living Wage? The Living Wage is calculated according to the cost of living whereas the Low Pay Commission calculates a rate according to what the market can bear. Without a change of remit for the Low Pay Commission this is effectively a higher National Minimum Wage and not a Living Wage.”
money  employment  wages  economics  UK 
july 2015 by FearMeForIAmPink
Zero-hours crackdown plan unveiled by Labour leader - BBC News
Reading the tenses of a story going into a future speech's contents in exacting detail gets rather confusing. "[Blah] would be harder" he will say, adding "…"
employment  UK  politics  Westminster  Labour  Interesting  business  rights 
april 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
Oh shit, say tube drivers
They need a new 'Person to Scare the Shit Out of Capitalists'
amusing  The-Daily-Mash  parody  unions  employment  UK  politics  London 
march 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
The Glass Ceiling Illustrated in one 'Meet the Staff' page
Funnily enough, that page has now disappeared from the company's website.
amusing  gender  sexism  discrimination  employment 
november 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Exxon Mobil LGBT Discrimination Complaint: A Tale Of Two Applicants
Two candidates. One is noticeably better than the others in every area. But she has LGBT activism on her CV. She doesn't get invited in, the other one does.
employment  discrimination  posttofacebook  fail  via-Doughlas-Kohler  LGBT 
june 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Police pay: Cuts and changes explained
'The Home Secretary is implementing a range of major reforms to police pay in England and Wales after two years of tense negotiations between officers and government.'
interesting  politics  money  cuts  police  employment 
january 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Graduates ‘urged to dumb down CVs’ « Express & Star
Graduates were apparently told that their qualifications actually deterred employers and advised to leave them off their CVs altogether to secure “survival jobs”.
government  employment  posttofacebook  fail  interesting 
july 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Why We Have to Go Back to a 40-Hour Work Week to Keep Our Sanity | Visions | AlterNet
'One hundred fifty years of research proves that shorter work hours actually raise productivity and profits -- and overtime destroys them. So why do we still do this?'
life  braaaaaains  work  employment  culture  posttofacebook  interesting  via-Andrew-Ducker 
march 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Brits' Unpaid Overtime 'Worth A Million Jobs'
'Workers gave bosses nearly two billion hours of unpaid overtime last year'
posttofacebook  law  UK  culture  employment  work  interesting 
january 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink

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