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Why on earth have social care workers not been getting the National Minimum Wage?

18 Aug 2017, by in Working Life

Enforcement of the NMW for sleep-ins temporarily suspended in social care Last month the government announced it was waiving historic financial penalties and temporarily suspending enforcement of the National Minimum Wage (NMW) for workers required to ‘sleep-in’ on their employer’s premises overnight to look after social care residents. This is unprecedented action from a government…




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Labour enforcement agencies – six potential developments

31 Jul 2017, by in Working Life

The Immigration Act 2016 brought about significant changes to the remit and powers of the Gangmasters Labour Abuse Authority.  It also created the position of director of labour market enforcement.  Sir David Metcalf has been appointed to this post.  It is the director who is responsible for developing an overarching strategy for the three key…




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