Sainsbury’s investors back call for grocer to pay ‘real living wage’

Sainsbury's Edinburgh

Sainsbury’s will hold a shareholder vote at its upcoming AGM on pay for all its entry-level staff amid growing support from investors for the grocer to pay the ‘real living wage’ across the UK.

Several Sainsbury’s shareholders including Legal & General, which is Britain’s biggest institutional investor and has a 1.92% stake in the supermarket chain, have supported a campaign by Share Action for the grocer to pay higher wages.

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