Employees who have been paid minimum or living wage over the last seven years could be owed money from their bosses. Over 22,000 workers nationwide have been underpaid a collective amount of £1.44 million. The Government has now “named and shamed” 239 employers who are guilty of underpayment – including four from Derbyshire. If a member of staff took home less than the hourly minimum wage rate for their age, the employer will have to repay the amount that was not originally paid. You can check if your employer is on the full list here. The four from Derbyshire are highlighted in bold. Read More The latest jobs stories The most common reasons why employers unpaid staff are: Deducting money for uniform Not paying travel costs Using the wrong time period to work out pay Underpaying apprentices Deducting more money than allowed for employees who live rent free. Business Minister Andrew Griffiths said: “Our priority is making sure workers know their rights and are getting the pay they worked hard for “Employers who don’t do the right thing face fines as well as being hit with the bill for backpay.” Guilty employers will be collectively fined up to £1.97 million…. Read full this story
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