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minium wage

Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
i work part time and i get pennies more than the minium wage,
when the new rate applies soon i have been told because i only work part time i will not get the new rate i am worried if there is any truth in it
please help

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  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    hey, be cheerful, I only get £3.25 an hour. I don't even know what the minimum is! Anyway, I'm only 16, so I don't bother myself about it much - I only spend it on music and clothes.

    Sorry, I guess that that wasn;t much use. Sorry!!!

    Luv Gabz
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    The new minimum wage only applies to over 21's as far as I am aware.

    I don't think they're is a minimum wage for under 21's.

    Hey, at least it's not crack!
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    What IS it neway?!?!?

    Gabz
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Erm, I think it's £3.70. Rising to £4 something I think. But I don't know when.

    Hey, at least it's not crack!
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    £3.20 per hour for workers aged between 18 and 21 years.
    £3.70 per hour for workers aged 22 years or older. £4.10 per hour with effect from 1 October 2001.
    bb

    be happy
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Thanx!!!!!!!
  • Girl-From-MarsGirl-From-Mars Mega Poster Posts: 2,822
    im getting £4 now and £4.51 in a coupla weeks after ive been there for 12 weeks. and im only 18 *jammy* <IMG alt="image" SRC="http://www.thesite.org/ubb/biggrin.gif"&gt;

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  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Girl-From-Mars:
    im getting £4 now and £4.51 in a coupla weeks after ive been there for 12 weeks.

    You work at ASDA don't you?(If i'm remembering previous posts correctly) I got rejected by them last week and I can't believe it.

    I was a shift manager at McDonald's for 2 and a half years, and now i'm not fit for shelf stacking. There's something not quite right there me thinks.

    In your sad machines you'll forever stay, desperate and displeased, with whoever you are.
  • Girl-From-MarsGirl-From-Mars Mega Poster Posts: 2,822
    awwww jeffrey <IMG alt="image" SRC="http://www.thesite.org/ubb/frown.gif"&gt; yeah that is where i work. you know a lot of it with asda is to do with the personality you project, they want people who are really outgoing (or at least pretend to be <IMG alt="image" SRC="http://www.thesite.org/ubb/tongue.gif">) and its to do with their "asda values" and stuff. but im sure you were capable of doing the job, its a shame you didnt get in <IMG alt="image" SRC="http://www.thesite.org/ubb/frown.gif"&gt;

    I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.
    ~ the late, great Douglas Adams
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Well...I'm on £4.24 an hour and I'm 17 ! And It goes up when I'm 18! *even more jammy* hehe <IMG alt="image" SRC="http://www.thesite.org/ubb/tongue.gif"&gt;
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    *jammiest yet*

    working at a motorway services i was earning £5.61/hour when i was 17....

    errr, now working at principles for £3.70/hour...

    but the work's so much easier it's "almost" worth it.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I got turned down by ASDA also, guess I wasn`t outgoing enough.
    Screw their values!
    I`m working at Tesco now, we got 1 billion profits so nah nah nah nah nah.
    I get £3.55 an hour now, but I think that goes up to £4 sumthing when I hit 18. I`ll be full time soon cos College are gonna chuck me out <IMG alt="image" SRC="http://www.thesite.org/ubb/smile.gif"&gt;
    The pay is quite sucky at Tesco but it is surprisingly quote a good place to work.

    "Honesty is just an excuse for lack of imagination."
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    After figuring out the exchange rate, I can now tell you that I earn £4.5/hour, which is a lot more than the minimum wage here which is £2.27/hour (no matter what age a person is)...

    The extreme faction is closer than you thought.
    xxx
  • Girl-From-MarsGirl-From-Mars Mega Poster Posts: 2,822
    argh amadee, that minimum wage is pretty awful...! <IMG alt="image" SRC="http://www.thesite.org/ubb/frown.gif"&gt;

    "That which does not kill us makes us stronger."
    ~ Nietzsche
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Yep. As a result of our sorry minimum wage a lot of people are working 2 jobs and are still below the poverty line.

    However, things are cheaper in the US in general, so it's understandable that our minimum wage would be lower than yours (just not by as much as it is)

    An eye for an eye makes the world blind.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    take a look here: http://www.thesite.org/careers/work/the_minimum_wage.html

    I don't think there is a minimum wage for under 18 year olds. I'll be on £4.12 per hour at my new job + £10 responsibility allowance. I'm 18 so thats ok.

    I was on £2.80 when I was 16 and £3.25 when I was 17. My mate was on £2.20 when he was 16.




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  • Girl-From-MarsGirl-From-Mars Mega Poster Posts: 2,822
    whats a responsibility allowance? <IMG alt="image" SRC="http://www.thesite.org/ubb/confused.gif"&gt; and arent you on £4.12 now anyway mark? :-\ hmmmmm...

    and youre right, there isnt a min wage for under 18s. im sure i already said that somewhere.. ah well, maybe that was the other post. bigbabe80's already implied there isnt tho.

    "That which does not kill us makes us stronger."
    ~ Nietzsche
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by Girl-From-Mars:
    whats a responsibility allowance? <IMG alt="image" SRC="http://www.thesite.org/ubb/confused.gif"&gt; and arent you on £4.12 now anyway mark? :-\ hmmmmm...


    Yeah and whats wrong with that?

    A responsibility allowance is when I'm doing a job with responsibility believe it or not...so I get an extra £10 a week for it. Which isn't bad cause that amounts to over 2 hours pay.


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  • Girl-From-MarsGirl-From-Mars Mega Poster Posts: 2,822
    nothing's WRONG with it (?!). you just said "i'll be on..." and i thought hang on, arent you on that already? just confusing thats all.

    you dont have to be so defensive all the time. i was only asking, and i didnt know what a responsibility allowance was. and now i do <IMG alt="image" SRC="http://www.thesite.org/ubb/smile.gif"&gt;

    "That which does not kill us makes us stronger."
    ~ Nietzsche
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