Premium payments for working shifts, that for all employees have the same cash value, regardless of their grade or salary.

Payments described as unsocial hours premia are often, although not invariably, of this type.

It is argued that it is equally unsocial for an unskilled as a skilled employee to work hours outside the traditional Monday to Friday Day shift. As a consequence, the monetary value of the financial compensation for both types of employee, should be the same.

Flat Rate Premia