Morrisons to be first UK supermarket to pay minimum £10 an hour

Bradford-based chain announces it will increase current £9.20 minimum hourly pay from April

Morrisons has become the first UK supermarket to break the £10 an hour pay barrier just as the spotlight is being shone on poor pay levels in an industry where workers are in the frontline of the pandemic.

The Bradford-based supermarket said it would guarantee pay of at least £10 an hour with the new deal, which starts in April, ushering in a significant pay increase for nearly 96,000 colleagues. Its minimum hourly pay now stands at £9.20 an hour.

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Source: theguardian
Morrisons to be first UK supermarket to pay minimum £10 an hour