Young People pissed on again. Living Wage you’re joking!

Illuminating piece from Rys Farthing on yet another crap deal for young people.

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The national living wage makes a bad situation for young people even worse

For people who value workers’ rights, 1 April marks a significant improvement in the lives of low-paid workers. However, for the young it is another brutal reminder of how little we value their contribution to society. While the labour of all other age groups will be rewarded with a wage that – even if only symbolically – is intended to provide enough to “live on”, workers under 25 will be waking up to a labour market that does not extend the same decency to them.

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