Rail­way ho­tel op­er­a­tors prom­ise to pay staff liv­ing wage

The Courier & Advertiser (Dundee Edition) - - NEWS -

A new ho­tel above Dundee’s up­graded rail­way sta­tion will open by spring, de­vel­op­ers con­firmed.

The Sleep­erz ho­tel, which is part of the city’s £1 bil­lion water­front re­de­vel­op­ment, will open its 120 rooms to vis­i­tors ahead of the sum­mer sea­son.

Around 30 full-time jobs will be cre­ated when the ho­tel opens. Sleep­erz said staff will be paid the liv­ing wage. The wage is £8.45 an hour, com­pared to the min­i­mum wage of £7.50.

The rail­way sta­tion con­course will open in March. A spokesman for Sleep­erz said: “The ho­tel will cre­ate about 30 full-time jobs in the Dundee econ­omy.”

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