Scot­tish Canals to pay Liv­ing Wage

The Oban Times - - News -

SCOT­TISH Canals has be­come the 700th Scot­tish-based Liv­ing Wage ac­cred­ited em­ployer.

The new Real Liv­ing Wage rate was an­nounced at the end of Oc­to­ber 2016 as £8.45 an hour. Cab­i­net Sec­re­tary for fair work Keith Brown made the an­nounce­ment while vis­it­ing Scot­tish Canals at the Falkirk Wheel.

Mr Brown said: ‘I am par­tic­u­larly pleased Scot­tish Canals has made this com­mit­ment, set­ting a good ex­am­ple to other firms around the coun­try.’

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