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NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE: Pay for sleep-in and on-call work

02 June 2017  

A recent EAT decision on night shift pay is threatening the overstretched care sector’s ability to provide services, warns Carla Whalen

Calculating the national minimum wage (NMW) has long been a source of worry for employers, with particularly difficult questions arising over workers who undertake on-call and sleep-in shifts overnight.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Anderson v Jarvis Hotels plc [2006] UKEATS/0062/05/RN

    Burrow Down Support Services Ltd v Rossiter [2008] UKEAT/0592/07

    Focus Care Agency Ltd v Roberts [2017] UKEAT/0143/16

    Frudd v The Partington Group Ltd [2017] UKEAT/0244/16

    Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake [2017] UKEAT/0290/16

    Scottbridge Construction Ltd v Wright [2002] ScotCS 285

    Whittlestone v BJP Home Support Ltd [2013] UKEAT/0128/13/BA

    Wray v JW Lees and Co (Brewers) Ltd [2011] UKEAT/0102/11/CEA