Translation for 'living wage' from English to Russian
прожиточный минимум {м}
living wage
зарплата {ж}wage
заработная плата {ж} [рабочих]wage
вести войну
to wage war
требование {с} повышения заработной платыwage demand
минимальный размер {м} оплаты труда <МРОТ>
minimum wage
снижение {с} заработной платыwage cut
зарабатывать на жизнь [несов.]to earn a / one's living
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Usage Examples English
  • In 2022, the municipality itself as an employer became the largest in Ontario to offer a living wage, an action praised by the Niagara Poverty Reduction Network.
  • Now Citizens UK, it supports communities in several cities, and since 2001 has been associated with the high-profile campaign for a living wage.
  • A variation on the LICOP's Living Income is the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Living Wage Calculator, which compares the local minimum wage to the amount of money needed to cover expenses beyond what is needed to merely survive across the United States.
  • He later narrated a documentary, "Occupation" (2002), about a sit-in organized by the Harvard Living Wage Campaign.
  • They contend that the Gates Foundation should be embracing anti-poverty and living wage policies rather than pursuing untested and empirically unsupported education reforms.

  • Concern for workers' conditions and the effect on family life led many members to also critique the exploitation of capital, as well as demand a living wage.
  • Needlework was one of the few occupations considered acceptable for women, but it did not pay a living wage.
  • In 2015 the Church of England admitted that it was embarrassed to be paying staff under the living wage.
  • In 2010, protests by students and staff led UCL to promise to pay a living wage to all UCL staff.
  • In 1913, Duchamp withdrew from painting circles and began working as a librarian in the Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève to be able to earn a living wage while concentrating on scholarly realms and working on his "Large Glass".

  • That profession empowered women and allowed them to earn a living wage.
  • Workers who pick and pack tea on plantations in developing countries can face harsh working conditions and may earn below the living wage.
  • In October 2021, Cuban said that he supports making the minimum wage a living wage.
  • Fair wages are defined in "Rerum novarum" as at least a living wage, but Leo recommends paying enough to support the worker, his wife and family, with a little savings left over for the worker to improve his condition over time.
  • While the laws governing wages initially set a ceiling on compensation, they were eventually used to set a living wage.

  • Article 43 says workers should have the right to a living wage and "conditions of work ensuring a decent standard of life".
  • Critics called the University of Miami's custodial workers among the lowest paid university-based custodians in the nation and alleged they were not earning a living wage.
  • There are mandated living wages for Santa Cruz county, and individually in the cities of Watsonville and Santa Cruz.
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