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(b) Home workers

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(b) Home workers

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(b)     Home workers

The definition of 'worker' contained in s 54(3) of the NMWA 1998 is also extended to cover all homeworkers unless they are genuinely self-employed. This extension is achieved by removing the requirement that the work is executed 'personally' (NMWA 1998 s 35(1)), thereby ensuring that homeworkers who delegate their work to others (such as members of their family) are entitled to the national minimum wage. In addition, the term 'homeworker' is also drafted broadly and encompasses an individual who 'contracts with a person, for the purposes of that person's business, for the execution

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