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£25.8 Million for Glasgow to Support a Living Wage

Scottish Labour’s Make Work Pay scheme would see nearly £26 million made available for businesses in Glasgow who support the living wage for their staff. The plans for a living wage for all will boost local businesses too, says Glasgow Labour … Continue reading

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Glasgow Needs a Pay Rise

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has argued that the city needs a pay rise, following new research which shows an estimated 58,000 thousand Glaswegians are paid less than the living wage. Ms McTaggart said that the figures from accountancy firm … Continue reading

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Extending the Living Wage Vital to Glasgow says Anne McTaggart MSP

The living wage should be more actively promoted says Glasgow MSP Anne McTaggart after figures showed that 90% of Scots think that companies should pay the living wage. In Glasgow, there are 54,621 people paid less than the living wage, … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP Calls for Living Wage to be extended further

Anne McTaggart MSP has called for the living wage to be extended to more workers in Glasgow after figures showed thousands of Glaswegians are in low paid jobs. Figures from the Office of National Statistics indicate that nearly 55,000 people … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP welcomes Living Wage Increase

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart has welcomed the increase of the living wage for public workers in Glasgow and across Scotland, but has demanded that the Scottish Government close the low pay loophole so that it can be extended to … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP Celebrates Living Wage

Anne McTaggart MSP recognised the positive impact of the Glasgow Living Wage and called for its application across the public, private and voluntary sectors in a debate at the Scottish Parliament yesterday.  Anne highlighted the record of Glasgow City Council … Continue reading

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Anne Backs One Fair Wage Campaign

Anne McTaggart MSP has welcomed the launch of the Scottish Youth Parliament’s One Fair Wage campaign, which calls on politicians, businesses, councils and charities to pledge their support for a Scottish living wage. The Scottish Youth Parliament is the democratically … Continue reading

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