Another diocese stops paying poverty wages

St Asaph's has become the first diocese of the Church in Wales to pay a Living Wage to all directly employed staff. There are still another five dioceses yet to sign up.

Click here to read the announcement by St Asaph's.

In England, Sheffield is still the only Anglican diocese to have committed to paying its own staff the Living Wage. If you live in one of the other 41 dioceses in England who pay below the Living Wage, please contact your Bishop.

NB As of 20 February 2012, none of the 28 Roman Catholic dioceses of Britain have agreed to pay the Living Wage. You can contact your local Bishop here.

The Church of Scotland General Assembly instructed the Church and Society Council in 2010 “to work with presbyteries to help congregations become Living Wage employers”.

Click here for much more information about the Living Wage.

 

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