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Welfare Reform on the Web (August 2000): Minimum Wage - UK

BYERS TO URGE NEW MINIMUM WAGE MEASURE

R. Bennett

Financial Times, June 19th 2000, p. 3

Stephen Byers, trade and industry secretary, will tell the Low Pay Commission to include earnings growth in its assessment of the national minimum wage, alongside other factors such as inflation and employment. The decision may lead to a more generous increase in the minimum wage next year before the general election.

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