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Make the minimum wage equal for all

Submitted by Jada Brittain on Wednesday 10th November 2021

Published on Wednesday 17th November 2021

Current status: Open

Open until: Tuesday 17th May 2022

Current Signatures: 32
(count is updated approximately hourly)

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Equal ~ Minimum ~ Minimum wage ~ National Living Wage ~ Opportunity ~ RISE ~ Scraps ~ The National

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Make the minimum wage equal for all

Petition Details

Currently the National Living Wage is set to rise, giving over 23 yr olds a pay rise. However, all under 23s will be missing out on this opportunity purely due to their age. The Minimum Wage should be scrapped and the Living Wage should encompass everyone under 23.

Additional Information

Different rates of pay for different ages is discriminatory. It is set regardless of the job someone does or the experience they may have. I'm sure that they will say that businesses are welcome to pay their employees as much as they want but that would be avoiding the issue all together. Extending the Living Wage would at least give everyone a fair chance.


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