Low Pay Unit

Low Pay Unit

A UK charity which campaigns for equality and diversity in the workplace, and provides statistics on low pay and advice on employment rights.
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With a masters degree in industrial relations, a popular qualification among Labour politicians, Carl spent much of his working life with the West Midlands Low Pay Unit, leading research and campaigns to get a better deal for local workers.
Here in Scotland, we also stood by while the Scottish Low Pay Unit was closed down due to lack of funding in 2008.
The weekly wage figure was pounds 313 this side of the border compared to pounds 351 for Greater London, according to a Low Pay Unit survey.
Carol Young, of the Scottish Low Pay Unit, said: "The council tax freeze will help.
However Carol Young of the Scottish Low Pay Unit said: "That someone selling the Big Issue can make so much money highlights just how inadequate the minimum wage is.
The West Midlands Employment and Low Pay Unit campaigned for 16 years for a national minimum wage until the Government finally introduced it in 1999.
The event has been organised by West Midlands Employment and Low Pay Unit and Coventry's Law Centre and Citizens Advice Bureau.
Sarah Pugh, a qualified solicitor with 11 years experience in the employment field, joins the firm's Birmingham office after five years at West Midlands Employment and Low Pay Unit.
Unison, the country's biggest trade union, has joined the Low Pay Unit, the Child Poverty Action Group and the National Council for One Parent Families to give our campaign their whole-hearted support .
Richard Towers, director of the Low Pay Unit charity, said: ``I am surprised and disappointed to hear about this.
Mr Pond, former head of the Low Pay Unit, is teaming up with anti-slavery campaigners to stamp out Third World forced labour.
The Scottish Low Pay Unit, said: "All who helped create those profits should benefit from them.