25 November 2009
The Employment Tribunals, sitting in Reading, have ruled that workers engaged on an expenses-only basis are entitled to payment at least in line with the national minimum wage, in addition to payment for the holiday they accrue.
The decision arises from a case brought by Nicola Vetta, a former art department assistant, against London Dreams Motion Pictures Ltd.
Read the full article on BECTU’s website: http://www.bectu.org.uk/news/548
The verdict will set a precendent that could be extended to unpaid internships in art galleries and other art organisations!