The Living Wage - Policy And Practice

P. Prowse, Ray Fells

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A recent development in addressing the longstanding problem of low pay in the United Kingdom has been the emergence of a social campaign for a 'living wage'. Using a case study approach this article explores an employer's decision to pay the living wage that, in turn, provided both challenges and opportunities for the unions in their dealings with contractors.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)144-162
Number of pages19
JournalIndustrial Relations Journal
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2016


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