Tribunal: sleepers must be paid minimum wage


Posted on May 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

A night sleeper in a care home should be paid the minimum wage, an Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) has ruled.

The Tribunal was hearing a case involving Burrow Down Support Services, a South Devon based organisation, and an employee, a Mr Rossiter, who worked as a night sleeper at care homes.

Evidence was given that Mr Rossiter had worked for Burrow Down Support Services Ltd from 2001 to 2





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