EU Sources - Eurofound report on living wage - November 30, 2018

Living wage campaigns have been launched since the 1990s in an effort to achieve pay increases for the low-paid. These initiatives calculate the income required to achieve a basic standard of living, taking into account existing levels of state transfers. In recent decades, living wage initiatives have emerged in a small number of mainly English-speaking countries, including the UK and Ireland. Eurofound made a report to provide policymakers with a practical guide to the living wage concept. After addressing the background and multiple dimensions of the living wage concept the report ends with summary conclusions and policy pointers.

The report: in English  …  The report: in English  …

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers or Sanne van der Gaag, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer wdebacker@etui.org © ETUI


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