ICESCR concluding observations 2016, paragraph 37
Plain English recommendation
Extend the national living wage to under 25s. Set it at a level which provides workers and their families with a decent standard of living.
Original UN recommendation
The Committee recommends that the State party ensure that the national minimum wage is periodically reviewed and set at a level sufficient to provide all workers and their families with a decent standard of living. It also recommends that the State party extend the protection of the national minimum wage to those under the age of 25.
Date of UN examination
UN article number
7 (just and safe working conditions), 11 (adequate standard of living)