Pay rises slip back

The average pay settlement in the engineering industry for the final quarter of last year involved a rise of 3.18%, compared with the 3.56% for the corresponding period in 1995, said the Engineering Employers’ Federation. Almost 60% of deals were for 3% or less.

The average pay settlement in the engineering industry for the final quarter of last year involved a rise of 3.18%, compared with the 3.56% for the corresponding period in 1995, said the Engineering Employers’ Federation. Almost 60% of deals were for 3% or less.