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Subsidising Scrooge Employers

Supermarket workers paid the national minimum wage are forced to claim state benefits totalling £11bn a year, according to a charity.

Citizens UK said the employers of five million workers in the UK were being “subsidised” by the taxpayer.
BBC News Website 12 April 2015 : Supermarket workers have to claim £11bn benefits, charity says

Supermarkets may be a prime offender – but the issue is wider and needs reform. Read more…

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