19 March 1998
Farmworkers pay deal agreed

By FWi staff

THE Agricultural Wages Board agreed yesterday that full-time farm workers will get a pay rise of 3.25% this year.

The full-time rate was increased to £166.14 a week up 3.25%, taking the basic rate to £4.26 an hour, an increase of 14p. The rate for casual workers was increased 5% to £3.21 an hour.