Government fast tracks ferry worker minimum wage rules

The Transport Secretary said on 30 March that he would he will bring forward new legislation to ban ferries that do not pay their workers the National Minimum Wage (NMW) from UK ports, following P&O Ferries’ summary sacking of 800 workers. Grant Shapps said that all ferry staff working in and out of UK ports, and when in UK waters, will earn the NMW, closing a legal loophole between UK and ... [+]

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