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I work for FIRST Security. I was working 24hrs on call but
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My 17 year old son started working as a runner for a local
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My employment contract says "the parties agree that the
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I have a part-time employee who works 3 days per week 5 hours
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I have been given a new contract and have now been roster
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My 17 year old daughter has been working part-time in a bar/restaurant since it opened in September 13. She is an excellent employee, never late, never pulls a sickie, steps in to do a shift when othe… read more
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I have signed permanent part time contract more than 3 years
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My employer is considering a change to Public holiday payments
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Would a 365 day, 24hr, continuous shift, employee, who is employed
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Hi there I will try to keep this short. I am an Enrolled nurse
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