The Notional Living Wage
(The Truth )
As I unlike most of the snp Bloggers
live in the really real world of real people
and not in the imagined fantasy tartan
world of the snp/nats.
would like to point out a few facts
after becoming aware. Although did
discuss this with some more insightful
Labourites when this was first mooted.
Many people on the minimum wage
do have an additional payment to
top up their wages.
Mostly in the form of a bonus thus
their hourly rate minimum overall
pay rate is higher than the actual
Due to the new Osborne Notional
Living Wage. Employers are now
consolidating any increment/bonus
into their employees wages.
paying an higher hourly rate with
one hand and grasping back the
rise with the other hand.
Leading to many employees
finding that not only will they not
have a real wage rise next year but also any
additional real terms increase over
the next few years is also being
taken away .
So the Notional Living Wage will
unfortunately for many be just that.
But the cuts in any working benefits
will be real and long term....