More than 135,000 Asda staff offered pay rise in exchange for dumping perks – including paid breaks

Supermarket giant Asda has announced a big pay rise for staff in exchange for ditching certain perks.

The chain is offering to increase the basic pay for workers, who are currently on £7.44 an hour, to £8.50 an hour from October this year.

They will have to sign a new contract to get the rise.

However, that also means agreeing to a number of big changes.

Asda store
Asda says staff don’t have to sign new contract
(Photo: Newcastle Chronicle)

For example, it means they could be asked to work in different

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