Olympic Workers and Living Wage

Meeting: 
MQT on 2010-10-17
Session date: 
October 17, 2010
Reference: 
2010/3695
Question By: 
John Biggs
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Are you ashamed that Olympic workers are being paid less than the London Living Wage and what are you doing about this?

Answer

Answer for Olympic Workers and Living Wage

Answer for Olympic Workers and Living Wage

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The ODA encourages its contractors to pay the London Living Wage (LLW) and takes this into account in the procurement process. It carries out regular audits. If these identify contractors not paying the LLW, the ODA works closely with them to encourage them to do so.