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Fair Pay: Merthyr Tydfil Living Wage Briefings

August 10th 2016

Approximately 6,000 workers in Merthyr Tydfil – around a quarter of the workforce – are paid below the voluntary Living Wage. So how can we change this?

The Bevan Foundation is speaking to employers, workers, and organisations which want to see Merthyr Tydfil’s economy prosper to find out what a Living Wage strategy for the borough should look like. We’re also asking employers to share their awareness and experiences of the voluntary Living Wage via a survey which can be filled in here.

To help highlight the potential benefits of the Living Wage for Merthyr Tydfil, we have published a selection of one-page briefings aimed at employers, employees and community organisations which explain what the voluntary Living Wage is and what it will mean for them. To download the briefings, please click on the icons below:

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Or click on the links below to download in pdf format:

Employer Briefing

Employee Briefing

Community Briefing


This project has been kindly supported by the Coalfields Regeneration Trust and Oxfam Cymru. For more information about our work on the Living Wage, please click here.


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