Right to Pay
- An employee’s right to pay is governed by the contract of employment.
- The right to pay is subject to statutory minimums – the national minimum wage.
- Employees are entitled to pay during certain absences, including holiday, family and caring related absence, and sickness absence (subject to satisfying statutory sick pay criteria).
- Employees are protected from employers making unlawful deductions from their wages.
- Some level of deductions are permitted for retail employees.