Usdaw has one of the largest youth memberships of any trade
union and we are at the forefront of campaigning for young
We know that young people can feel vulnerable at work and
uninformed about their rights.
Usdaw’s young workers’ leaflets provide up to date information
about rights at work and additional support available and our Reps
are experienced in dealing with the problems that young people can
face at work.
Usdaw was successful in getting the National Minimum Wage (NMW)
extended to 16 and 17 year olds and we continue to fight for
significant improvements to the youth rates of the NMW, as well as
successfully negotiating to improve youth pay in the companies we
By involving young workers, Usdaw seeks to continue to improve
pay and rights for young people at work.