Unions call on Preston's university chiefs to pay staff Living Wage

Protesters are planning a public demonstration outside UCLan's new multi-million pound flagship building tomorrow - because they say the institution isn't paying all staff a living wage.

Protesters are planning a public demonstration outside UCLan's new multi-million pound flagship building tomorrow - because they say the institution isn't paying all staff a living wage.

The lunchtime rally, in front of the new Engineering Innovation Centre, by Preston and South Ribble Trades Union Council, is part of a county-wide drive by Lancashire Association of Trades Councils to persuade employers to sigh up to the Real Living Wage.

Union leaders say the university, one...
source: Lancashire Evening Post

2019-05-22 14:44
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