Posts tagged ‘national minimum wage’

The Conlibs have accepted the recommendations of the Low Pay Commission that, from 1 October 2012, the adult national minimum wage (NMW) rate increases from GBP 6.08 to GBP 6.19 an hour, and the apprentice rate increases from GBP 2.60 to GBP 2.65. The rates for 18-20 year olds and 16-17 year olds will not [...]

In Julio v Jose and other cases the Employment Appeal Tribunal has held that three live-in foreign domestic workers were not entitled to the national minimum wage, as they fell within the exemption that applies to individuals who are treated as members of the family. The appeal raised a variety of issues, but the most [...]

The Government has published details of its scheme to name and shame employers who flout the national minimum wage legislation. Although the scheme, which came into force on 1 January 2011, is intended to allow the public to make informed choices about who they work for, or do business with, there will be no register [...]

The National Minimum Wage Regulations 1999 (Amendment) Regulations 2010 SI 2010/1901 have been published and will raise the principal rate of the national minimum wage from £5.80 to £5.93 per hour from 1 October this year. In a noteworthy change, the age from which the principal rate becomes payable falls from 22 to 21. Workers [...]

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