Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentLaw & Ethics · 1 month ago

Can my employer hiring new people on higher rate and pay us still the same rate? In UK, what the law say about it?

Our wages is £8.50ph but the new people from January they got on their contract 9.50ph 

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  • PAMELA
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    You all have to be paid the minimum wage, if that goes up you have to get it too!

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  • 1 month ago

    The law DOES NOT say anything about it. You are free to ask for a raise. They are free to hold you to your contract.

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  • Pearl
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    i would ask your employment office about it

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  • 1 month ago

    It is probably legal and I would say it is time to find another employer. Even if they only paid you 8.50 per hour I would leave just on principle.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    If it's for the exact same job then your salary would need to be increased to match.

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  • 1 month ago

    Yep they can do this by law. It would be illegal to be paid under minimum wage £8.21.

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  • Jim
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Of course they can.

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