Human Resources

By William Eichler | March 17, 2017

Thousands of nursery workers paid ‘illegal poverty wages’, study reveals

Thousands of nursery workers paid ‘illegal poverty wages’, study reveals

One in 10 nursery workers are being paid below the minimum wage despite nurseries benefitting from Government subsidies, new analysis reveals.

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