‘Poverty clothes shame Primark'

5 December 2008 - 12:00am
Press release

A Living Wage for Workers

The right to be paid a living wage is a basic entitlement of all working people the world over, whether they work in the public or private sectors, in the global South or North.

Latest news

Comment: Supreme Court must find for worker's rights in gig economy case

20 February 2018 - 11:30am

Speaking ahead of the Supreme Court hearing on the ‘Pimlico Plumbers’ Gig Economy Case, Owen Espley Labour Rights campaigner at War on Want said:

“The supreme court case must confirm what many courts have already decided, that claiming these workers were self-employed is a ploy to dodge taxes and deny worker’s rights, such as holiday and sick pay.

Read more

War on Want's commitment to safeguarding and code of conduct

16 February 2018 - 10:30am

The recent reports regarding the conduct of staff working for international humanitarian and development charities focussing on Oxfam, is a crucial reminder of the importance that charities should place on ensuring effective policies and practices in safeguarding, including commitments to recognise and uphold the dignity of local communities that the sector works with.

Read more

Join the conversation

RT @nusBSC: Friday 23rd - Rich Mix London, Shoreditch Sounds of Resistance ft @BZephaniah, @Remroum and more Organised by @Art4PalestineUK 3 hours 49 min ago
Tomorrow night – Remi Kanazi LIVE at the Palestine Museum & Cultural centre, #Bristol: https://t.co/vGZgW8R9U9 Ded… https://t.co/57lAhjkMhE 10 hours 10 min ago
What is #apartheid, and how does that word describe #Israel’s regime of control over Palestinians? Read our piece i… https://t.co/XmzbOc1LzV 12 hours 9 min ago