Who Supports the Living Wage

Vincentian MESL Research Centre

MESL Logo Original The Vincentian MESL Research Centre at the SVP, continues the Minimum Essential Standard of Living research providing an independent source of data on what constitutes a minimally adequate income for a life with dignity, shining a light on what is needed to avoid poverty, and enable participation & inclusion.

Vincentian Partnership for Social Justice (VPSJ)

VPSJ_logo The Vincentian Partnership for Social Justice (VPSJ) was established in 1996 to work for social and economic change, tackling poverty and social exclusion. The VPSJ consists of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul; the Daughters of Charity; the Sisters of the Holy Faith and the Vincentian Congregation. To achive its goal the partnership has two main activties: 1)the promotion of Active Citizenship and 2) the development of Minimum Income Standards for household types in Ireland.

The Nevin Economic Research Institute

NERI-600px-transparentNevin Economic Research Institute The Nevin Economic Research Institute (NERI), with offices in Dublin and Belfast, is a research organisation which, at its core, has a vision of the achievement of a better, fairer society. It aims, through the provision of a world-class research and analysis, to contribute towards the construction of alternative perspectives and possibilities that will lead to the creation of an economy that works for society. It is supported by a number of unions affiliated to the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. The website of the institute is: www.NERInstitute.net


1772 Tasc-Logo TASC is an independent progressive think-tank whose core focus is economic equality and democratic accountability. For more information visit www.tasc.ie

Social Justice Ireland

Social Justice Ireland Social Justice Ireland is an independent think tank and justice advocacy organisation that advances the lives of people and communities through providing independent social analysis and effective development to create a sustainable future for every member of society and for societies as a whole.

UCD School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice

UCD logo The UCD School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice is a centre of excellence for research, teaching and professional training in social policy, social work, equality studies and gender studies.

Unite The Union

Unite the Union UNITE the Union represents working people in all sectors.


SIPTU SIPTU (The Services, Industrial, Professional and Technical Union) is the largest union in both the private sector and public sectors across Ireland. It represents over 200,000 workers from virtually every category of employment across almost every sector of the Irish economy.

Society of St Vincent de Paul

SVP Compressed LogoThe Society of St Vincent de Paul is the largest charity of social concern in Ireland, fighting poverty in Ireland for 175 years. The SVP's 11,000 volunteers see first hand the difficulties households face when dealing with inadequate income.

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