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Enforcement of the National Minimum Wage in the social care sector: "sleep- in" shifts

The UK government has announced a further one-month suspension of minimum wage enforcement concerning sleep-in shifts in the social care sector until a new enforcement approach is launched. It follows a July 2017 decision to waive all historic penalties in the sector where employers incorrectly paid workers a flat-rate for sleep-in shifts instead of hourly rates.

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Category: Employment » Minimum wage. Keyword(s): Social care providers. Area(s) of law: Employment; Private Client.
Source: Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

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