Issue date
07 Aug 2017

Enforcing the national minimum wageThis guide is for advisers and union representatives helping low-paid workers secure their national minimum wage (NMW) rights.

Effective enforcement is essential so that all workers who are entitled to the NMW actually receive it. Many of those who are not receiving the NMW will not be in a trade union, so unions have an opportunity to recruit new members while helping workers to secure their rights.

Most workers are entitled to the NMW, but there are a few exemptions. This guide examines who is covered, who is exempt, how to calculate the NMW, how w can NMW rights be enforced?

Download the guide below