Nearly half of global wages earned by top 10%, survey finds

Nearly half of global wages earned by top 10%, survey finds

Nearly half of all global pay is scooped up by just 10% of workers, according to the International Labour Organization (ILO), while the lowest-paid 50% receive just 6.4%. The lowest 20% – around 650 million workers – earn less than 1% of total pay, a figure that has barely moved in 13 years, the ILO analysis found. It used labour income figures from 2004 to 2017, the latest available data. A worker in the top 10% earns $7,445 a month (£5,866), while a worker in the bottom 10% earns just…

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Pierre-Hugues Herbert focused on doubles action with Andy Murray

Pierre-Hugues Herbert focused on doubles action with Andy Murray

Pierre-Hugues Herbert upset his regular doubles partner, Nicolas Mahut, when he accepted Andy Murray’s invitation to play with him at Wimbledon, but he is not in the mood for looking back as they prepare for their first match on Thursday, against Marius Copil and Ugo Humbert. The Frenchman’s priority on Wednesday was ensuring a minor knee problem he brought to the tournament – apparently unknown to Murray – is sufficiently rested before they begin their pursuit of the title. “It’s good,” the talented Frenchman said. “I had a day off…

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