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#Standard of Living

# standard-of-living - Sunday 6 July, 2014

1 in 5 workers earn less than the 'living wage'
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# Standard Of Living

1 in 5 workers earn less than the 'living wage'

Jul 6th 2014, 5:42 PM 20,713 Views 69 Comments

Unite described the wages of workers in hospitality, administrative support and retail sectors as ‘poverty pay’.

# standard-of-living - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Over 50s' income did not fall during the recession - ESRI
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# Standard Of Living

Over 50s' income did not fall during the recession - ESRI

Apr 3rd 2014, 10:09 AM 5,677 Views 58 Comments

The think tank say research shows that, although the wealth of over 50s declined, overall income, health and well-being did not.

# standard-of-living - Monday 17 February, 2014

People want Constitution to protect additional human rights
# Standard Of Living
# Standard Of Living

People want Constitution to protect additional human rights

Feb 17th 2014, 8:13 AM 4,681 Views 13 Comments

Seventy one percent of people questioned by Amnesty International believe we should be able to hold the Government to account for human rights failures, including taking it to court.

# standard-of-living - Monday 6 February, 2012

Those on benefits do not have enough for 'basic standard of living'
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# Welfare

Those on benefits do not have enough for 'basic standard of living'

Feb 6th 2012, 8:31 AM 4,971 Views 135 Comments

A report being launched today highlights the difficulties of those in receipt of jobseeker’s benefit who do not have enough to meet their physical, psychological, spiritual and social needs.

# standard-of-living - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
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The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nov 30th 2011, 8:31 AM 4,101 Views 12 Comments

Nine things to know by 9am: Public sector pensions hit (a bit) by new levy, mixed news on the money front, how Dublin is better than Paris, and how often do men really think about naughty things?

# standard-of-living - Sunday 31 July, 2011

The 9 at 9: Sunday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Jul 31st 2011, 9:08 AM 962 Views 3 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…