Thousands of workers are being short-changed by firms who refuse to pay the national minimum wage, the TUC found .
Around 150,000 staff are being denied rate of £5.52 an hour for adults and £4.60 for 18 to 21-year-olds, it says. Those in restaurants, hotels, cleaning, hairdressing and childcare were said to be the most likely to be underpaid.
TUC general secretary Brendan Barber said: "There should be no hiding place for bosses who are deliberately cheating their workers out of the minimum wage."
Socialist Courier will go further and say all wages and wage labour is theft . That it is slavery . Within capitalism , the fight to improve wages is indispensible but workers should take the next step - campaign to abolish wages .
Paternalism is a common attitude among well-meaning social reformers. Stemming from the root pater, or father, paternalism implies a patria...
The Socialist Party insist the working class is the only social force capable of putting an end to capitalism—the root cause of econom...
The media and the political mouthpieces of capitalist ideology have done their job well. Scottish workers are being caught up by the "...