royaloperahouseMITIE has confirmed in writing that it has accepted the proposals of the IWGB on the London Living Wage for porters and cleaners at the Royal Opera House, and will pay the full rate of £8.80 per hour from April 2014.

This is a massive victory for low-paid workers, and another indication that you don’t need to be in a big union to be successful.

Read the full press release here.