Sainsbury’s becomes first major grocer to pay both real and London living wage

Masked Sainsbury's colleague serving a customer

Sainsbury’s will increase pay for Sainsbury’s and Argos store employees in outer London, becoming the first major supermarket to pay the real living wage and London living wage to all its store workers.

Sainsbury’s said the “vast majority” of its store colleagues have received at least the real or London living wage since last month. From May 1, store workers in outer London will see their hourly pay increase from £10.50 to £11.05. 

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