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Unionised retail workers earn 30 per cent more

Sixteen per cent of non-union workers on zero hour contracts

19th April, 2016
Conditions vary for retail workers. Pic: Pixabay

Retail workers in unions earn 30 per cent more than non-union workers, according to a new survey.

The Mandate trade union survey also shows that union workers in the retail sector tend to have more secure hours and better contracts of employment.

Approximately 1,000 workers from 200 companies completed the survey, 59 per cent from the non-union sector and 41 per cent from the union sector.

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