CA overturns ruling on sleep-in shifts
The Court of Appeal has overturned a decision that carers on sleep-in shifts should earn the minimum wage, ruling that only hours spent awake counted as work. Mencap had challenged an Employment Appeal Tribunal decision in favour of Claire Tomlinson-Blake that she should have been paid the full minimum wage for time spent asleep whilst at the home of the person she cared for.Link to article
Overnight carers will not be paid minimum hourly rate, court rules (Scotsman 14.07.18)
Category: Employment » Minimum wage. Keyword(s): Carers; Shift workers. Area(s) of law: Employment; Private Client.