Wages | Scrooge firm tried to avoid paying overtime AFTER work was done

Scrooge firm tried to avoid paying overtime AFTER work was done

It could be a scene straight out of Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol – workers putting in extra hours before the holiday, only to be told afterwards by their employer that they will not be paid their overtime rate.

According to Leicestershire Live, labourers, forklift drivers and maintenance staff working for Davidsons Homes were horrified to discover that their pay checks were missing their overtime pay after working on a weekend – despite not having been told they would be paid at the usual rate.

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