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1. Is all of this mentioned in your contract?
Can you please expand on the continental shift pay system – is that just a company entitlement?
No we get paid for a average 42hr week, as we work 4 x 12 hour shifts and 4 x 12 shifts off. with the shutdown days this averages us to a normal 40hr working week, but without the days as they want us to work this puts us on full continental shifts and i think i am right in saying they should pay the shift premiums for this
So essentially they are going to increase your working hours but at the same time keep you on the same pay and in turn this will change your existing contract?
OK, but this shift premium – where are you getting that from, is it a company policy?
i have worked these shifts in the past for another company and the premiums were paid. but this company only wants to pay us basic hours with no premium
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