Agricultural Wages Board

  • Unite calls for action over Agricultural Wages Board

    Britain's biggest trade union is furious with the Government for trying to scrap the Agricultural Wages Board (AWB) with just four weeks of consultation. According to Unite, without the AWB to negotiate pay and fair housing, agricultural wages will fall to the lowest legal wage possible, as bad employers see this as the opportunity to cut pay and raise housing costs. Unite is therefore calling on minister to extend the consultation on the future of the AWB ...

    Posted at November 12, 2012 | By : | Categories : Farming,News,Rural Business | Comments Off on Unite calls for action over Agricultural Wages Board