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Construction unions and contractors have agreed a pay increase from July of at least 6% for around 500,000
site workers operating under the Construction Industry Joint Council agreement.
In a two-stage CIJC deal, workers will receive a further 1.5% rise from 1 January 2024, delivering a compound increase of around 7.6%.
Additionally, the lowest pay rate for labourers will increase by 8%, with the entire increase being introduced in July.
The improvement in the labourer’s rate follows a rise from £10.26 to £10.46 in April, introduced to avoid breaking national minimum wage rules.
For in house employees
General operative Basic per Hour £11.25
Skilled rate Basic per Hour £14.46