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I've just finished with a company and I have signed my own
I've just finished with a company and I have signed my own time sheet as my boss is off on leave. I sent this to my recruitment agent for payment. One of the cost engineers has asked the agents for th… read more
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I have worked for a large oil and gas service provided since January 2013. I started on a "new" apprenceship programme in Project Controls",and there was a series of problems from the very start. Duri… read more
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I worked a 40 hour week until I went on Maternity Leave. When
I worked a 40 hour week until I went on Maternity Leave. When I returned to work I asked to work part-time (3 x 8 hr days). After 3 months I asked to increase this to 4 days (4 x 8 hrs). But my boss o… read more
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I am employed by a company on a full time basis ( 8 hrs a day,
I am employed by a company on a full time basis ( 8 hrs a day, five days a week etc.) and I am working on another project for one of our clients. I do more hours than normal with some weekend work, ba… read more
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I have been offered voluntary severance and have worked for
I have been offered voluntary severance and have worked for the organisation for 3 years but am told I am only entitled to 2 years pay as I work academic years not calendar years - is this true? Also,… read more
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I am resigning and the last two weeks of my notice are annual
I am resigning and the last two weeks of my notice are annual leave, can my employer force me to finish two weeks early and not pay my holidays… read more
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I have been at my place of employment for 2 yrs this week but
I have been at my place of employment for 2 yrs this week but we have just been bought out by people who have a few other shops, He doesnt seem to want me there but the other staff have said how well … read more
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My employer has been trying to get me to change my contract
My employer has been trying to get me to change my contract hours making me now work the six hours I can do from home in the office after I came back to work after been off sick for five months due to… read more
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today i was sacked, then texted to say your not sacked, but
today i was sacked, then texted to say your not sacked, but suspened pending an investigation. will i be paid whilst being suspended? how long can it go on for before the investigation has ended? what… read more
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I have been working in a pub part time for the first year and
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good evening. my boss is always paying me late. i am suppose
good evening. my boss is always paying me late. i am suppose to get paid every week on a monday evening after my double shift 10 till 10 for work i did the week before. many occasions i have to go int… read more
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Ive been working for more than 10 years for a company in central
I've been working for more than 10 years for a company in central London. At this moment I find that my employer is not answering to my phone calls and also trying to talk to me in some meetings regar… read more
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Hello, My Son has a situation at work where co workers are
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I work for PC world as a merchandiser (not sales) and am on
I work for PC world as a merchandiser (not sales) and am on fixed 30hr per week. If my hours end at say 6.30 can my manager force me to stay and do unpaid work till he says i can leave? This happened … read more
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my wife is working shifts for more then 8 years and my work
my wife is working shifts for more then 8 years and my work is starting to introduce a new working rota with 4 different starting times and a 5 day on call rota we do work in different companies.we ha… read more
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Dear sir, I was sacked from my work after i had a heated argument
Dear sir, I was sacked from my work after i had a heated argument with a male who is not employed by my work but works illegally i,e he works casual and is paid money in hand with no questions asked. … read more
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my daughter has worked for costa coffee for 4yrs.6months ago
my daughter has worked for costa coffee for 4yrs.6months ago she transferred to another store and became assistant manager,she had been trained at her previous place of work to deal with things in a d… read more
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could you please give me advice .... im employed by a haulage
could you please give me advice .... im employed by a haulage company and by law i have to work only 55 hours per week ( anything over these hours becomes overtime ) i was ill on monday so legally i c… read more
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