Calum Carson

PhD candidate, Centre for Employment Relations, Innovation and Change (CERIC), Leeds University Business School

Achieving a Living Wage for UK workers: voluntary vs public policy responses

Calum Carson - 5 August 2019

The campaign for a Living Wage for low-paid workers has been gathering steam in Britain for almost twenty years, whereby individual employers voluntarily commit to pay their workers a living wage. But what possibilities are there for a public policy approach to this issue and an effective legislative response to in-work poverty rates in the UK?

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