Living Wage

Celebrating Workers’ Rights for International Workers’ Day 2024

Today we celebrate International Workers’ Day as the movement towards fair wages, hours, and working conditions continues. The History We celebrate International Workers’ Day on May 1st to celebrate the labour movement and the working classes. The celebration takes place on the 1st of May to commemorate the pivotal events in Chicago in 1886 [1] when […]

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Powys County Council Commits to achieve Living Wage Accreditation

Powys County Council committed to becoming a Living Wage Employer during this year’s Living Wage Week. The council is striving to obtain Living Wage accreditation and implementing this measure to ensure that all employees receive sufficient wages to support themselves and their loved ones. Councillors Jake Berriman and Matthew Dorrance announced this decision in a

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Let’s celebrate: Living Wage Week dates for 2023 Announced

Mark your calendars! Living Wage Week 2023, is taking place November 6th to 12th. Living Wage Week is the annual celebration of the Living Wage movement. Our movement has never been more important than against the backdrop of spiralling prices and a cost of living crisis, so we want to celebrate the employers and individuals

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Rhondda Cynon Taf County Council is now a Living Wage employer.

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council is now an accredited Living Wage Employer. They are now the third County Council in Wales to be awarded the Living Wage employer accreditation. Their commitment to the Living Wage will see no one working at the council paid below the current minimum real Living Wage hourly rate of £10.90, this

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Celebrating 500 REAL LIVING WAGE EMPLOYERS ACROSS WALES AFTER BEST-EVER MONTH

Living Wage Wales celebrates milestone 500th accredited Living Wage employers after a very successful June. Living Wage Wales celebrated reaching the milestone of 500 accredited real Living Wage employers across Wales, alongside Urdd Gobaith Cymru, the 500th organisation to accredit. Staff at Urdd Gobaith Cymru and Living Wage Wales met with Welsh Government Deputy Minister

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Shaw Healthcare – an employee-owned healthcare business

This Living Wage Week we are celebrating accredited employers based in Wales. A significant accreditation this year has been Shaw Healthcare, an employee owned healthcare business based in Cardiff, following a multi-million-pound investment into employee salaries. From 1 March 2022, everyone at Shaw saw an increase in their salaries of between three and 10 per

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