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October 22, 2018

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Court of Appeal rules National Minimum Wage is not required for ‘Sleep-In Shifts’

The Court of Appeal recently ruled against national minimum wage (NMW) pay for carers undertaking ‘sleep-in’ shifts. In October 2016, the government (BEIS) issued guidance that carers should be paid NMW for sleep-in shifts, which included time spent asleep. In addition to this, carers were to be compensated with six years’ back pay. This was… Read More