|Policy ID:||EQ001||Policy:||Eradicate in-work poverty in our first term by tackling the structural causes of poverty and inequality, such as low pay and high living costs, while raising the floor provided by our social safety net|
Corresponding Key Policy
Employment and Society
Corresponding Charter Article
C4. EmploymentEveryone has the right to work, to free choice of employment, to just and favourable conditions of work and to protection against unemployment. Everyone, without any discrimination, has the right to equal pay for equal work. Everyone who works has the right to just and favourable remuneration ensuring for themselves and any dependents an existence worthy of human dignity, and supplemented if necessary by other means of social protection. Everyone has the right to form and to join a trade union for the protection of their interests. Where workers form or invite a union to represent their rights, the union will have fair representation at executive level witin an organisation.