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A fair, decent society needs a real living wage for its workers

The campaign for decent pay has grown as employers realise the economic advantages
Tia’s plea was s..

By admin , in Money , at November 5, 2017

The campaign for decent pay has grown as employers realise the economic advantages

Tia’s plea was simple and direct. If her mother Sandra was paid the living wage, she wouldn’t have to work around the clock to make ends meet, Tia would be able to see her in the evenings; they could have a family life.

Tia Sanchez made her plea as she stood alongside her mother, and her grandmother Martha – both cleaners in Whitehall, both obliged to travel to work at dawn each morning – before hundreds of members of Citizens UK, a community organisation, and guest speakers Gordon Brown, then prime minister, and the leader of the opposition, David Cameron, both coming to the end of a general election campaign.

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