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Compulsory training before a job starts may well attract national minimum wage (Opalkova v Acquire Care)

Published on: 30 July 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Compulsory training before a job starts may well attract national minimum wage (Opalkova v Acquire Care)
  • What are the practical implications of this judgment?
  • What is the relevant background?
  • Background law
  • Background facts
  • The decision of the ET
  • What did the EAT decide?
  • Case details

Article summary

Employment analysis: Where a worker is required by an employer to undertake induction training as a condition of being permitted to be assigned subsequently to a substantive job post with that employer, it is likely that the time spent doing that training will attract the national minimum wage, according to the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT). or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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