UK: Morrisons announces pay rate in excess of govt.'s National Living Wage
Author: BBC, Published on: 2 October 2015
"Morrisons follows Lidl on staff wage increase", 29 Sept 2015
Morrisons has become the latest supermarket to announce a pay rate in excess of the government's National Living Wage. From March, the supermarket will increase its hourly payment to £8.20 from a previous minimum of £6.83 for shop workers. In London that could go up to an hourly rate of £8.95. Earlier this month, Lidl announced it was to pay a minimum of £8.20 an hour in England, Wales and Scotland. In London it will be £9.35 an hour and will take effect from October...Market leader Tesco does not pay for breaks, but it has said previously that it pays one of the highest hourly rates in retail, of £7.39, and offers other benefits. Asda will pay a standard hourly rate of £7 an hour from 1 October, while at Aldi it is £8.15.