ED Miliband will place a campaign for a "living wage" of at least £7.20 per hour for millions of people in the public and private sector at the heart of Labour's bid to return to power.
ED Miliband will place a campaign for a \"living wage\" of at least £7.20 per hour for millions of people in the public and private sector at the heart of Labour's bid to return to power.
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The Labour leader will make clear the minimum hourly rate regarded by the Opposition as necessary for an acceptable standard of living is a key plank of his "One Nation" vision to share prosperity.
Labour is looking at naming and shaming low-paying companies. It is also considering giving Whitehall contracts only to firms that pay workers the living wage or above and giving incentives to firms that introduce it.
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