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My company have been discussing with the kitche staff about changing their shifts for the past few months now and want to implement the changes from 1st may. One woman is saying we should be giving he… read more
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My partner works for the Royal Mail and is a type 1 diabetic.
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I suffer from high blood pressure and migraines, my workplace
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Hi, my daughter aged 20 years, works for a well- known Bookmakers.
Hi, my daughter aged 20 years, works for a well- known Bookmakers. I am concerned about the following and would be so grateful if you could help with some answers. · She often works alone in a shop wi… read more
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my son who is 19 started a new job on Aug 4th with harvester
my son who is 19 started a new job on Aug 4th with harvester restaurant. he was woking over 35 hours per week. he missed a meeting for the new challenge 25 drinking laws. his boss send him home missin… read more
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I am a firefighter in London. My night shift is 13.5 hours
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I THOUGHT IT BEST TO COPY ACROSS A LETTER I HAVE PREPARED FOR
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Hi, my name is XXXXX XXXXX Groen. I work in the hospitality
Hi, my name is XXXXX XXXXX Groen. I work in the hospitality industry as a waiter in a well known restaurant chain in Edinburgh. I have been employed by my company for just under a year and a half. I h… read more
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My husband was hired as a waiter by a hotel. He has a waiters
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i work in an italian restaurant,for lunch the30april saturday
i work in an italian restaurant,for lunch the30april saturday a waiter found a mobile phone on a table.i contacted the customers and left a message saying my name and had forgotten their phone and tha… 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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My partner is currently being taken to a disciplinary for a
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Hello. I work as a waitress in the hotel and I got into difficult
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Hi, My girlfriend works for a large, well-known department
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I have worked for a large hotel chain for 6 years and I have
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I am a insulin dependant diabetic, I started to work for halfords
I am a insulin dependant diabetic, I started to work for halfords about 5yrs ago and 4 managers ago, when starting I explained about the diabetes, what to do if I go hypo e.t.c. I also let everyone th… read more
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