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#Standard of Living

# standard-of-living - Sunday 6 July, 2014

1 in 5 workers earn less than the 'living wage'

Unite described the wages of workers in hospitality, administrative support and retail sectors as ‘poverty pay’.

# standard-of-living - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Over 50s' income did not fall during the recession - ESRI

The think tank say research shows that, although the wealth of over 50s declined, overall income, health and well-being did not.

# standard-of-living - Monday 17 February, 2014

People want Constitution to protect additional human rights

Seventy one percent of people questioned by Amnesty International believe we should be able to hold the Government to account for human rights failures, including taking it to court.

# standard-of-living - Monday 6 February, 2012

Those on benefits do not have enough for 'basic standard of living'

A report being launched today highlights the difficulties of those in receipt of jobseeker’s benefit who do not have enough to meet their physical, psychological, spiritual and social needs.

# standard-of-living - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know by 9am: Public sector pensions hit (a bit) by new levy, mixed news on the money front, how Dublin is better than Paris, and how often do men really think about naughty things?

# standard-of-living - Sunday 31 July, 2011

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know this morning…