The great wages grab

Quote by Brendan Barber

“Despite the crash, the economy has almost doubled in size over the last thirty years. But most people at work have been cheated out of their fair share of that growth.

Since the start of the 1980s, the share of the economy going to wages has shrunk. And those with the highest salaries have done better than those below them. The result is that average workers now get a smaller section of a smaller pie.” Read more >

Photo: The Guardian © Face the fact: deep cuts will hurt.