WINNER – Living Wage Leadership Award 2015

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner, Vera Baird, has been chosen as the winner of the Living Wage Leadership Award 2015 for the North East region.

The Living Wage Foundation organise these awards to recognise the life changing impact individuals have made by leading the way on the Living Wage Campaign within communities.

The awards are part of Living Wage Week 2015, a national celebration of responsible pay for everybody, running from 1st – 7th November.

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner, Vera Baird, said: “In the current economic climate it is imperative that we do everything we can to help

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PRESS RELEASE: Commissioner Baird celebrates Living Wage Week.

 

Commissioner Baird and Derek Bellis at Forth Banks Police Station, Newcastle

Commissioner joins the celebrations for Living Wage week

Northumbria Police is joining in with the Living Wage celebrations this week after almost a year as an official Living Wage employer.

Living Wage week, which this year runs from November 2 to 8, will again celebrate Living Wage employers and the employees who benefit.

The Living Wage is different to the minimum wage and is based on the amount someone needs to earn to cover the basic cost of living.

Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner

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