Hourly pay to go up from £7.08 an hour to £7.36 an hour for workers aged over 18, but 24,000 non-store staff and store managers not included

Sainsbury’s is to give 137,000 shopfloor staff a 4% pay rise, their biggest increase in a decade, after pressure from low pay campaigners.

The supermarket said its standard rate of pay for store workers would go up from £7.08 to £7.36 an hour from next week. It remains below the level living wage campaigners have called for, but will be above George Osborne’s £7.20 national living wage, a new minimum for over 25s that comes into force next April.

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Source: The Guardian Circular Economy RSS