An evidence-based measure of minimum income has been widely adopted – and could now change the rules around legal aid.
Adding 20 cents to the price of a T-shirt in Australia would be enough to lift all Indian workers in the garment supply chain out of poverty.
The ACTU has proposed Australia adopt a "living wage". This might improve the incomes of some people, but it wouldn't solve "working poverty".
Around the world, McDonald’s is known for its staunch and well-resourced attempt to remain 'union free'.
Once investors put their shoulders to the wheel, everything changes.
It was Winston Churchill who led the charge for the UK's first living wage. But you'd never have guessed the Conservative Party would adopt the policy with such gusto in the 21st century.
Crucially, they differ in how they are calculated and the ages of workers that they apply to.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn claims they do. Two academics assessed the facts.
The wealth bonanza enjoyed by top flight football clubs does not trickle down to many of their employees.
The idea of a minimum wage has become widely accepted so why is a maximum wage so controversial?
Cities don't have much control over national policies – but that doesn't mean there's nothing they can do.
Low-income families will actually end up worse off, if Osborne's cuts to welfare continue.
While it's true that many big businesses are reliant on cheap labour, the new national living wage is unlikely to hurt their profits too badly.
The chorus chanting 'America needs a raise!' will undoubtedly grow as Labor Day approaches. They're not wrong, but America needs more than that.
Chancellor's promise of £9 an hour is nothing more than false advertising.
Despite the announcement of a living wage, less well off families are actually set to be worse off.
This was a bombshell of a budget, signalling direct interventions in the labour market that went far beyond what most observers were expecting.
Los Angeles' planned 66% increase over five years pales in comparison with many past minimum wage hikes in California and at the federal level.
The fast-food chain's surprise decision to lift its workers' wages stems from a mix of morality, economics and politics.
Walmart's promised wage hike will help half a million of its workers make a living, but it really just shows how much America's working class struggles.