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14 SEP 2018

Construction wage awards for 2019

Some construction wage awards have already been agreed for 2019 and 2020.

Those agreed for 2019 include building and civil engineering operatives, plumbers, electricians, asphalters, demolition operatives, and heating and ventilating operatives. All the awards for 2019 are 3.5% or less.

Those agreed for 2020 include plumbers and electricians and are all for a 3.0% rise.

Construction wage awards agreed for 2019 and 2020

Trade 2019 2020
Operative date Award Operative date Award
Plumbers - England 07 Jan 19 2.70% 06 Jan 20 3.00%
Electricians - England 07 Jan 19 2.75% 06 Jan 20 3.00%
Electricians - Scotland 07 Jan 19 2.75% 06 Jan 20 3.00%
Builders (CIJC) 24 Jun 19 2.90%    
Civils (CIJC) 24 Jun 19 2.90%    
Asphalters 24 Jun 19 3.00%    
Demolition 20 Jul 19 3.50%    
Heating & Ventilating 07 Oct 19 2.70%    

Details of current wage awards and BCIS forecasts for future awards are published on BCIS online.

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