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I have some questions about my hour rate. In factory where I
Hello. My name is***** have some questions about my hour rate. In factory where I working is day shift, and continental shift (4days/night s 4off). Day shits working 8h from Monday to Friday. 40h per … read more
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/MadamI am a Doctor who worked at a large University
/Madam I am a Doctor who worked at a large University hospital in Birmingham between Aug 2012 and Aug 2013. During this period I worked at this hospital primarily via an Agency. How does this work: It… read more
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Hello, My dad works on a night shift in the vegetables factory.
Hello, My dad works on a night shift in the vegetables factory. He's been there over a year now and we think his and his colleagues rights have been abusing all over the time. From the new tax year (2… read more
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Hi, My employment contract states " Your normal AVERAGE
Hi, My employment contract states " Your normal AVERAGE working hours are 37.5 per week between 8am & 8pm Monday to sunday inclusive with 1hr unpaid break for lunch. Employees are expected to be flexi… read more
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I am working 4x12 hours on and 4x12 hours off, in contract
I am working 4x12 hours on and 4x12 hours off, in contract I have 30 days holidays including bank holidays. How mine holiday should by paid 30x12 hours or 30x8.5 hours?… read more
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l work offshore due to restructing my firm has made my position
l work offshore due to restructing my firm has made my position on the platform redundant.They have offered me a new position on another platform with new terms. These conditions are the old terms and… read more
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Good afternoon my name is XXXXX XXXXX would like to ask what
Good afternoon my name is XXXXX XXXXX would like to ask what i can do about my problem me and my partner working for same company i have a contract with company he is working there via Agency. He was … read more
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Can any company force to work overtime? I mean I have contract
Can any company force to work overtime? I mean I have contract with company and in one of the clauses it says that I must be able to work one shift overtime in the rolling two week period. Basically w… read more
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I am an agency worker initially started at facory october 2010
I am an agency worker initially started at facory october 2010 6-4 5 day week and paid same shift allowance as permenant workers. Hours reduced 7.30-4 october 1st 2011 and paid basic rate and then lai… read more
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Hi, I am writing to ask for your advice in relation with
Hi, I am writing to ask for your advice in relation with overtime. I work in night shift (4 nights a week, 9.30pm - 7.30am). Taking overtime occasionally would not be a problem but unfortunately my em… read more
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I have been working for a recruitment agency which pays NMW/hr. They
I have been working for a recruitment agency which pays NMW/hr. They pay also NMW/hr for an hour of overtime. Is it legal? They also pay 20p over NMW for night shifts. Is it legal as well? Thanks in a… read more
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I work for the NHS. Over the past 3 months my manager has rotad
I work for the NHS. Over the past 3 months my manager has rota'd me to work more than my contractual hours and each time I have pointed this out and asked to have the time back I have been politely re… read more
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My father works as a prep kitchen supervisor in one of the
My father works as a prep kitchen supervisor in one of the largest restaurants in London and he has had concerns with his workplace, mainly to do with unpaid overtime. He often has to stay 2 or 3 hour… read more
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i work a four on four off 12 hr shift pattern, our company
i work a four on four off 12 hr shift pattern, our company pays us an average 42hr week, we have eight factory day shut downs. the shut down days are designed so the company dont have to pay us contin… read more
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night shift pay currently paid for 39hrs at basic rate,plus
night shift pay currently paid for 39hrs at basic rate,plus 39 hours at nightshift incentive...holiday pay is paid at basic rate only which means no nightshift incentive..even though i work the same h… read more
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for an employee on a 48hr contract, what is the minimum holliday
for an employee on a 48hr contract, what is the minimum holliday payment my employers can get away with and is there legislation that says regular/schedualed overtime is to be taken into account when … read more
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I am contracted to work 45 hours per week on a shift rotation(not
I am contracted to work 45 hours per week on a shift rotation(not nights) in a concrete yard and believe one of my collegues(male ) is earning more than me for the same job. As it is company rules not… read more
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Hello. I wonder if you could answer this question. Where
Hello. I wonder if you could answer this question. Where I work, we have a banked hours scheme. If we fulfill our hours, fine. If we exceed our hours by 12 hours, we get an O/time payment. If we fall … read more
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