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Wales’ First Police Force Commit to the Real Living Wage THOUSANDS OF WELSH WORKERS SET FOR PAYRISE AS FIRST MINISTER MARK DRAKEFORD ANNOUNCES NEW £9.90 REAL LIVING WAGE Social Media Takeover: Living Wage Cardiff THE REAL LIVING WAGE VS THE NATIONAL LIVING WAGE: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE? RESPONSE TO UK GOVERNMENT’S ‘NATIONAL LIVING WAGE’ ANNOUNCEMENT AHEAD OF OCTOBER BUDGET 5 Ways to Grow the Movement in Wales West Wales: Living Wage Week Launch on 15 November Living Wage Week: Wales Launch Webinar: The Real Living Wage: What is it and Why does it matter? Living Wage Week 2021 in Wales: 15 – 21 November 2021 20 years of the real Living Wage – over £1.5 billion extra put into workers’ pockets Living Wage Window Competition is open! Living Pensions – Get involved Hannah Blythyn MS on the importance of the Living Wage for Wales 20th Anniversary of the Living Wage movement sbarc | spark is Wales’ first Living Wage building Wales’ First Living Wage Building – Launch Event Government commits to a Living Wage for Social Care workers First Minister Mark Drakeford Announces Real Living Wage Increase to £9.50 in Wales Doing the little things in Cardiff on St. David’s Day Wales Millennium Centre is Wales’ 300th Living Wage Employer!

The real Living Wage is based on the cost of living and voluntarily paid by hundreds of employers in Wales, and thousands of employers across the UK.

Cynnal Cymru works in partnership with the Living Wage Foundation and other leading organisations in Wales to support employers with accreditation and work towards achieving the Living Wage for all workers in Wales.

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