Ed Miliband also pledges to 'crack down' on companies that fail to pay the minimum wage.
The Deputy Prime Minister outlines policy to exempt minimum wage workers from paying income tax
The company had argued that Mr Jarvis was a volunteer so did not need to be paid
Sketch: When attacking an organisation that big, it is not a bad idea to be in command of your facts
The Conservatives should back a Living Wage for workers. It would show they cared about ordinary people, while cutting some of the ground beneath Labour
Calls from business leaders to freeze the national minimum wage were rejected today by the Government which raised its level by nearly two per cent.
Wigan Athletic have become the second Premier League football club to be exposed for advertising a lengthy internship with no salary.
The details of 100 companies accused of breaking the law by using unpaid interns in paid roles have been handed to HM Revenue and Customs by Employment Minister Jo Swinson.
President's austerity plans are in jeopardy as the hard left is set for a strong showing
British women in their twenties have smashed the glass ceiling and are now being paid more than their male counterparts – reversing the traditional "gender gap" in pay for the first time. This is the only age group for which this is true.
Restaurants were accused yesterday of exploiting a loophole in a new law designed to ensure that staff receive the tips left by customers. In 2008, the Labour government bowed to The Independent's "fair tips" campaign by banning employers from counting tips towards the national minimum wage.
Election manifesto may include latest drive to tackle inequality
The Government is to outlaw the practice under which restaurants pay staff less than the national minimum wage and make up the rest in tips, following The Independent's "fair tips, fair pay" campaign.
One of Britain's most exclusive restaurant groups pays some of its waiting staff a basic wage of less than £2 per hour, The Independent has discovered.
"I think it's appalling that they've issued a memo recommending that customers pay electronically. I just left a cash tip in any case – it's always the safer option. The whole point of a tip is that it is performance-related. I want to be sure that the money I leave goes straight to my waiter.
What happens to the money you leave as tips and service charges in restaurants? Is it a bonus for the staff? Does the management skim off the lion's share? Or do the waiters and waitresses take home the minimum wage, no matter how generous you are? In a special investigation, Simon Usborne reveals how you can make a difference