Children and Young Workers

How to comply 4

Pay rates

Rates of pay

  • Make sure that all young workers are on the correct pay scale for their age and the type of work they do.
  • If you pay by the piece, all workers make at least the appropriate minimum wage per hour. To do this you will need to record the number of pieces produced and the number of hours worked.
  • If you pay by the hour, make sure workers are paid at least the appropriate minimum wage per hour as set out in the column to the left.
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Health checks

Capability assessment

  • Ensure that you have conducted at least annually health and capability assessment for all young workers.

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