All Aboard the Minimum Wage Bus

The Government has launched a new campaign to ensure everybody is aware of the National Minimum Wage. Starting in East London and travelling to more than 30 towns and cities nationwide, the government’s national minimum wage information tour bus will be displaying the campaign message: £5.52: Are you on board? The campaign intends to make workers aware of their rights and employers aware of their obligations and will offer free information and advice from the tour bus. Speaking at the launch of the campaign Pat McFadden, Minister for Employment Relations, said: "Every worker should earn a fair wage for a fair day’s work. The national minimum wage remains one of the most important new rights introduced by this Government. Employers who don’t pay the minimum wage... »