The Construction Industry Joint Council (CIJC) have agreed on a below-inflation pay rise for site workers covered by the working rule agreement.
The deal follows months of talks between the CIJC, construction unions and contractors under the CIJC pay framework.
The one-year pay deal, will start from Monday 25th July 2022 and includes a 5% pay increase across all rates and a two-stage increase in non-taxable allowances.
The CIJC sets minimum wages for more than 500,000 workers.
The National Federation of Builders was happy with the outcome of the deal, “This agreement is in line with the mandate given to the NFB’s negotiators by the membership survey, so we are pleased to be achieving the increases members asked for,” it said in a press release.