A living wage?
The east end of Glasgow is well known for high levels of unemployment, but what about working poverty? While the Clyde Gateway project and the Commonwealth Games 2014 developments ‘promise’ thousands of jobs for local people, what kinds of jobs are they? and what kind of pay levels will be attached to them?
In a new film produced by Strathclyde University, the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC), The Poverty Alliance and UNISON Scotland, the low-wage economy is taken to task, and the argument is made by people in Dalmarnock for a ‘living wage’ .
Or, something more radical: