Piece working is a type of working arrangement where an individual is paid for the work that they produce, rather than the number of hours they have worked. It is more commonly associated with manufacturing environments with pre-set targets. Piece workers are entitled to receive at least the National Minimum Wage.See:
The Agency’s Enquiry Point is available to employers, employees, trade unions and others. Enquiry Point advisors provide information and advice on a wide range of employment matters. The Enquiry Point is also an important contact point for identifying circumstances, or clients, who would benefit from being referred to other Agency services.
The Enquiry Point provides clear, confidential, independent and impartial advice to assist the caller in resolving issues in the workplace.
While the advisors cannot provide a legal opinion they can help callers gain a better understanding of their rights and responsibilities as well as identifying possible options to help resolve their issues.