THE new crew on P&O ships will be paid at rates well below the minimum wage, a union has claimed amid continued anger over the sacking of 800 workers by the ferry giant.
The Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) said it had discovered another “shocking twist” to the scandal because replacement crews on P&O ships will be on “poverty pay”Monday 5:30 a.m..
More demonstrations will be held in the next few days, with growing pressure on the company to reverse its decision and the Government to take actionThe next month before increasing further in June..
The RMT said P&O ships on the Liverpool-Dublin route have now been crewed with Filipino ratings on contracts which pay below the minimum wageThe government has promised to ramp up its campaign throug.
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