Many construction workers travel away from home to perform work for their employers.
When this travel results in an overnight stay, this travel time must be paid.
And, it must be counted as “hours worked” in determining entitlement to overtime in the workweek.
How much do traveling construction workers make?
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Do mobile workers get paid travel time?
Current legislation and case law in relation to pay states that “travel time is excluded from the National Minimum Wage”. Consequently, they fall within the rule that travel time is excluded from the remit of the National Minimum Wage. In short, therefore, travel time for mobile workers is currently unpaid.
Is travel time part of your working day?
Travel time to and from work is not usually counted as working hours. However, travel as part of the employee’s duties is. Being on standby to be called out, if the employee is at the place of work, is counted as working hours. If the employee is on call and free to pursue leisure activities, it is not.
Should I get paid for travel time UK?
Working time directive – travel timeEmployers should adopt the same rule for staff required to travel on a business trip to meet clients or customers. In these situations, it would be wise to pay employees their normal working hours. This is even if a significant part of that day gets spent travelling overseas.