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Sleep-in care workers not entitled to national minimum wage while asleep, rules Supreme Court

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    Tomlinson-Blake v Royal Mencap Society; Rampersad and another (t/a Clifton House Residential Home) v Shand [2021] UKSC 8 SC (0 other reports)

Tomlinson-Blake v Royal Mencap Society; Shannon v Rampersad and another (t/a Clifton House Residential Home) [2021] UKSC 8 SC

national minimum wage | sleep-ins | care workers

In Tomlinson-Blake v Royal Mencap Society; Shannon v Rampersad and another (t/a Clifton House Residential Home), the Supreme Court dismissed both appeals and ruled that sleep-in care workers are entitled to be paid the national minimum wage only when they are awake for the purposes of working, not when they are sleeping.