Apprenticeships should be aligned with at least the minimum wage

Participants felt that the wages for apprentices should ideally be aligned with the living wage. However, to reduce the impact on employers, they suggested it should be aligned with the minimum wage. The living wage is a level of income that it is calculated will be needed to meet an acceptable standard of living.

 

 

Why the contribution is important

This is important because apprentices deserve a fairer level of pay so they can support their cost of living. Apprenticeships should be a viable option for a wider range of people.

by FairerScotlandAdmin2 on January 13, 2016 at 10:14AM

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