United Kingdom - Naming and shaming of underpaying companies - February 28, 2017

More than 350 employers have been named and shamed as the government published the largest ever list of national minimum and living wage offenders. The list contains 359 businesses who underpaid 15,513 workers a total of £994,685, with employers in the hairdressing, hospitality and retail sectors the most prolific offenders. For the first time, the naming list includes employers who failed to pay eligible workers at least the current National Living Wage rate, which is £7.20 for workers aged 25 and over.

English: https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/feb/15/debenhams-tops ...    

Press statement (with spreadsheet of employers): https://www.gov.uk/government/news ...  

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