- JD Wetherspoons brings forward annual pay award from April 2019 to November 2018
- Workers at two Brighton pubs are balloting for strike action
- Union members have been sharing the impact of poverty wages with the media
- Local MP Caroline Lucas MP has offered her support.
Last night, in a sign JD Wetherspoons is worried about the impact workers going on strike will have on their business, they told staff they are bringing forward their annual pay rise. Workers at “The Bright Helm”, and “The Post & Telegraph” are being be balloted about striking for £10 an hour and union recognition. Workers have been sharing stories of poverty pay with the media, and won support from local politician Caroline Lucas MP.