The new rates for the National Minimum Wage and the National Living Wage from April 2019 are set out below: £8.21 per hour for ages 25 and over £7.70 per hour for ages 21 to 24 £6.15 per hour for ages 18 to 20 £4.35 per hour for those under 18 £3.90 per hour for … Continue reading April 2019: New rates for Minimum Wage
Liverpool SolFed is organising a campaign against bad working conditions in the hospitality sector. The hospitality industry, which includes workplaces like pubs, restaurants, hotels, canteens, etc. has an important presence in the city and is well known for abuses and exploitation. Our aim is to get willing workers of the sector together to fight back … Continue reading Stop abuses in Hospitality!
Unpaid trials in hospitality are often a way to get free labour in busy periods like weekends. It is too common to find restaurants offering unpaid trials every week or so. Mooboo, a company specialising in “bubble tea” with 12 stores around UK, went a step further and started forcing their applicants to do a 40-hour … Continue reading THE BUBBLE IN TEA SECTOR: UNPAID TRIALS
Liverpool Solidarity Federation is starting an information campaign around Deliveroo workers' struggles around the UK in the last months. The aim of the campaign is share experiences with the Deliveroo workers, inform them about other struggles in Deliveroo and other companies and offer them support in case the want to organise and fight back.Back in … Continue reading SolFed starts a campaign about Deliveroo’s struggles