With some of the world's most expensive rents and rising food prices, we need a minimum wage that ensures workers can adequate provide for themselves. Photo: Bloomberg
With some of the world's most expensive rents and rising food prices, we need a minimum wage that ensures workers can adequate provide for themselves. Photo: Bloomberg

Minimum wage must be enough to sustain basic living for the poor

Kalina Tsang says minimum wage calculations should take into account the actual needs of the working poor, to enable them to live with dignity

With some of the world's most expensive rents and rising food prices, we need a minimum wage that ensures workers can adequate provide for themselves. Photo: Bloomberg
With some of the world's most expensive rents and rising food prices, we need a minimum wage that ensures workers can adequate provide for themselves. Photo: Bloomberg
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