3.8m women earn be­low £9 an hour

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NEARLY a third of women earn less than the Real Liv­ing Wage com­pared with 18 per cent of men.

A Liv­ing Wage Foun­da­tion study found 3.8mil­lion women (28 per cent) get be­low £9 an hour – or £10.55 in Lon­don.

Di­rec­tor Tess Lan­ning said: “Mil­lions of women are trapped in jobs pay­ing be­low a Real Liv­ing Wage, par­tic­u­larly ad­min­is­tra­tive, clean­ing and car­ing roles.”

Cam­paign­ers want firms to com­mit to the rate rather than the Gov­ern­ment’s Na­tional Liv­ing Wage – £7.83 for over-25s.

The LWF find­ings have been re­leased to mark Equal Pay Day to­day.

NEAR MISS An ATR72, like the one that avoided dis­as­ter

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