Research and analysis
National minimum wage: understanding the behaviour of workers on less than minimum wage
Explores why some people work for less than the minimum wage.
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The aim of this research was to explore why workers work for less than the national minimum wage (NMW). In particular, to:
- understand what influences their behaviour and views
- explore where they get their information
- examine their awareness of their rights