Wandsworth Citizens plan to raise the issue at hustings ahead of election
City Hall and many London local authorities pay the London Living Wage
Pressure is being put on Wandsworth Council to commit to paying its employees the London Living Wage.
The Real Living Wage is based on the cost of living and is paid by nearly 9,000 UK employers. In London this would be £11.05 an hour and this is not paid by the council to all of its employees.
In the lead-up to elections, members of Wandsworth Citizens are planning to attend hustings to call on local politicians to accredit the council as a Living Wage employer.
Anyone who would like to get involved with the effort is invited to participate in a Zoom meeting on Monday 4 April from 6-7.30pm.
To take part, email the organiser, Sarah Lyall, on firstname.lastname@example.org or register to take part by clicking here.
The election is due to take place on 5 May.
Wandsworth Citizens is part of Citizens UK, a people power alliance of diverse local communities which aim to work together for the common good.
Wandsworth Council were approached for a comment.
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March 25, 2022