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I am salary paid and I wish to opt back into the working
Hi I am salary paid and I wish to opt back into the working time directive at work. Can my employer reduce my salary if I do this? I currently work shifts and do 72 hours a week. 3 days 3 nights then … read more
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My manager states I must work from 8am-6.40pm with a 1 hour
My manager states I must work from 8am-6.40pm with a 1 hour lunch break that I never have in order to get finished early. My contract states, Your standard working week is 40 hours, with a standard wo… read more
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Hi; My name is XXXXX XXXXX I work as retail manager. I have been
Hi; My name is XXXXX XXXXX I work as retail manager. I have been working for the same Company for the last 6 years (first 3 years as day-shift manager and last 3 years as night shift manager). 3 years… read more
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If you employ someone to work on Saturdays (6 days a week)
If you employ someone to work on Saturdays (6 days a week) are you suppose to give them a day off in the week… read more
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I am a mobile fun food supplier which requires me to drive
I am a mobile fun food supplier which requires me to drive a van to a venue set-up, serve, pack down and then drive back to the office. My shifts varies from 4 hours to 15 hours (often without getting… read more
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i work as a support worker and i have a written contract for
i work as a support worker and i have a written contract for 40 hours a week in writting. we should work 160 hour basic but over the last month i only got rotaed 138. i put a time sheet in for my basi… read more
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we are a group of community carers employed by our county council
we are a group of community carers employed by our county council contracted for 20 hours weekly. at the moment we are expected to work any 5 days out of 7 from 7am to 11pm daily and to be on call at … read more
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I am a salaried shop manager, on a contract of 39 hours per
I am a salaried shop manager, on a contract of 39 hours per week. However, the base rota of hours laid out by the company I work for, expects me to work 40hours each week. As this situation has been l… read more
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UK employment question posted 5/31 @ 08-03 est. Help please
Hi. This was sent yesterday at 08-03 EST, though no one has picked it up and I can not see it in the outstanding questions list. Can someone please help me? Good afternoon. I have a couple of question… read more
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Ive worked in office admin for the same company for 22 years
I've worked in office admin for the same company for 22 years and the management are just implementing new shift patterns with no flexibility for family friendly working practices. I've already been r… read more
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Hello ! I have got one question. My boss says, that I
Hello ! I have got one question. My boss says, that I will work four days per week, it's mean 12 hours per day. In contract is information: "Hours of work: To be Advised on a weekly Basic by rota, 1 w… read more
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Good morning ! I get a few questions. I work in a some company
Good morning ! I get a few questions. I work in a some company as lorry driver and farm worker for two and half a year (since 2008). During this time I did not get any statement of main terms and cond… read more
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Good morning Sir I am a nurse working at HMP Hull and our
Good morning Sir I am a nurse working at HMP Hull and our Primary Care Trust has just become a social enterprise(now called community health partnership)The new management team is proposing changes to… read more
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My Producer/Director contract (due to start 31st Jan) has been
My Producer/Director contract (due to start 31st Jan) has been terminated because they said there was an oversight and 'the powers that be' dont think I'm experienced enough for the role. I'm a freela… read more
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I am presently employed on a 56hr average contract.the company
I am presently employed on a 56hr average contract.the company I work (RELIANCE SECURITY)for has stated that due to working time regulations(ammended2007) it is now illegal to have a contract of more … read more
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Im on salary at work and my contract hours are 39hrs a week.
I'm on salary at work and my contract hours are 39hrs a week. I have been working for the company for one year an on average have worked 48 to 52 hrs every week. I get paid no over time so work 9 to 1… read more
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I worked as the head chef for a bar for 35 weeks and my employer
I worked as the head chef for a bar for 35 weeks and my employer says the holiday entitlement is just 24 days a year when the government clearly says it's 28 days. I want to write him a letter regardi… read more
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My employer states that I am required to take a rest break
My employer states that I am required to take a rest break after working more than six hours and it is, therefore, illegal to pay me for that rest break. My contract is for part time working, which is… read more
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