GMB win for VolkerRail workers

04 Apr 2022
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GMB achieves ground-breaking pay breakthrough at VolkerRail for weekly paid workers.

VolkerRail is one of the UK’s leading multidisciplinary railway infrastructure contractors and operate on sites including British Steel’s integrated steelmaking site in Scunthorpe.

Effective from 1st April 2022, hourly rates within the new grading structure Increased by up to 14.5%. This uplift was applied after consolidation of loyalty bonus into the hourly rates.

This pay increase comes at a time when UK prices are soaring, and the current inflation rate is at 6.2%, the highest in over 30 years.

Craig Thomson, GMB Midland & East Coast Organiser, said:

"This is a big win for the GMB members.

Our members have worked above and beyond during this pandemic and like VolkerRail, employers across the UK must provide their workers with an appropriate reward and that reward should be a significant pay increase.

GMB is the union for everyone working in manufacturing and services, get GMB on your side today".

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