Deal will ensure real living wage.
Rail union RMT said today that it has secured a massive victory against low pay on Britain’s railways.
In a ground-breaking deal, the union has struck an agreement that means that all staff employed in the cleaners supply chain on Network Rail contracts will be paid the real living wage from the 1st of April. The deal will benefit hundreds of staff on contracts cleaning Network Rail managed stations and estates.
Staff in London will guaranteed a minimum of £10.75 an hour and staff outside the capital will earn no less that £9.30 an hour.
The deal has been secured with the support and assistance of Labour MP and RMT Parliamentary Group chair Ian Mearns.