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ARLINGTON BATHS CLUB AS A LIVING WAGE EMPLOYER

EDM (Early Day Motion) 627: tabled on 31 October 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 17 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House commends the Arlington Baths Club, based in the West End of Glasgow, on its payment of the Scottish Living Wage of at least £8.25 per hour to all employees; welcomes the news that, since its introduction of the scheme in April 2014, the staff-run organisation has found that this has led to increased staff morale and retention; notes that the club was an early pioneer of the Scottish Living Wage scheme, itself introduced in April 2014, and is now joined by over 500 accredited organisations across Scotland; believes that the Arlington Baths Club, as the oldest swimming club in Glasgow, has shown leadership in staffing practices; and encourages other sports and swimming clubs to follow this example and reap the benefits of investing in staff through paying the Scottish Living Wage.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.