United Kingdom - A quarter of minimum wage workers underpaid - January 31, 2020

A quarter of people aged 25 and over who should be receiving the minimum wage are being underpaid, according to the Resolution Foundation think tank. The number of firms not complying with minimum wage payments has increased since the National Living Wage was introduced in 2016. Before then, about one in five workers aged 25 and over was underpaid, but this figure is now more than one in four. The government said it wanted to ensure that all those eligible were correctly paid.

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