First criminal convictions for deliberate non-payment of the national minimum wage (via Employment Solicitors Weblog)

Criminal convictions for underpayment have begun. It started in a Yorkshire butcher’s shop… it was 8 July 2008…

The owners of a butcher’s shop in Yorkshire have become the first employers in the country to be convicted of deliberately not paying staff the national minimum wage. The owners were ordered to pay a combined amount of over £10,000 in compensation to two former employees, plus costs. The Employers had set out to conceal their underpayments. Adequate records had not been kept and then pay records had been falsified in an attempt to convince HM Rev … Read More

via Employment Solicitors Weblog

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