Thursday 8th October
Work and jobs
Invest in green jobs and decent work.
- Ask 1: The Scottish Government to use its local taxation powers to encourage a shift toward fair work practices. For example, it could:
Introduce a levy on low pay employers, and deliver a Fair Work bonus for employers adhering to fair work practices.
- Ask 2: The Scottish Government to scale up the ambition of the Scottish Youth Guarantee, including:
Ensuring that all jobs created through the scheme pay at least the real Living Wage, and that employers involved in it adhere to fair work practices;
Ensuring that it tackles occupational segregation and provides flexible working.
- Ask 1: The UK Government to increase the National Living Wage in line with a set adequacy standard that keeps pace with the cost of living and average incomes.