Over the coming months, GMPA will be releasing a series of podcasts on how to rebuild the economy of Greater Manchester following the COVID-19 pandemic. The podcasts will be hosted by John Hacking, coordinator of the Greater Manchester Living Wage Campaign.
In the first instalment John speaks to Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester,
on ‘Decent work, poverty and the Real Living Wage in post lockdown Greater Manchester’.
The podcasts complement GMPA’s work to influence the economic recovery from the pandemic in a way that promotes equality and addresses poverty.
Please keep a look out for the next instalments over the coming weeks.
In this podcast “The Real Living Wage, its Extent and Impact”, GM Living Wage Campaign Coordinator John Hacking is in conversation with Ed Heery who is Professor of Employment Relations at Cardiff Business School and one of the leading experts on the Real Living Wage in the UK. In the podcast Ed outlines the work he has done on the extent of the Living Wage in the UK and the impact it has had on both employees and employers. He also talks about the impact of Covid-19 on the real Living Wage.