This is a preview. To continue reading please log in or Register to read this article

The national minimum wage: local authority

This item is part of The national minimum wage

Updating author: Susie Munro
Consultant editor: Laurie Anstis


  • Pay rates established by local government negotiating bodies are above the national minimum wage. (See National negotiation of pay rates)
  • The issue of time work and "sleeping in" duties is of particular concern to many local government employers. (See "Sleeping in" duties)