A timely blog on why living wages matter even more than ever in the time of Covid

Posted on May 27, 2020 by clorth

Ishbel McWha-Hermann and Rosalind Searle rethink poverty in the light of Covid-19:

‘Living wages are crucial now more than ever’ – The Psychologist, 21 May 2020.

Why living wages matter more than ever‘ – Policy Scotland20 May 2020.

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Reflecting on the plight of migrant workers and COVID-19 in India

Posted on May 7, 2020 by clorth

This two-part blog from the GLOW Hub in India which is currently undertaking a project that examines private sector contribution to the SDGs in India, reflects on the ongoing coronavirus crisis and the situation of migrant labour in India. The first part of the blog draw attention to the everyday challenges brought upon by the lockdown in the lives of migrant workers, while the second part reflects on what these challenges mean, significance of the idea of Living Wage and the role activists and research(ers) can play.

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