SLEEP-IN SHIFTS | Carers granted right to appeal

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As the protracted legal battle between Mencap and UNISON continues, the Supreme Court has now granted carers the right to appeal its earlier decision regarding pay for sleep-in shifts. The story so far A 2017 tribunal ruling concluded that staff who work sleep-in shifts should be paid the National Minimum Wage for the hours they […]

Care Workers Take Legal Action Over Minimum Wage

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Seventeen care workers are taking legal action over the failure to be paid the national minimum wage. It is considered to be the largest ever legal claim against the care sector. The care workers were employed on zero hour contracts to look after elderly and disabled people in the borough of Haringey, North London for […]

Working Time Regulations

In this case of Truslove & Anor v Scottish Ambulance, the Claimants were ambulance paramedics who sometimes were required to be on call at night, away from their home base station. They were required to stay at accommodation of their choice within a 3 mile radius of the main ambulance station and had to meet […]