Labour & European Law Review
29 January 2009
Nearly a decade after the national minimum wage (NMW) was introduced on 1 April 1999, the TUC has calculated that at least 1.5 million workers are still being cheated out of it by dishonest employers.
Someone working for an insolvent employer carrying out “activities” in at least two member states is entitled to be paid outstanding wages and other entitlements by the state in which they “work or habitually work” under the Insolvency Directive.
The religion or belief regulations state that employers cannot apply a provision, criterion or provision (PCP) if it puts people of a certain religion or belief at a particular disadvantage compared to others.
I have agreed to write a quarterly column for Thompsons Weekly LELR on an employment law issue of particular relevance to the work of trade union representatives.