Hours of Work

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Your employment contract should include details of your working hours and normal working times. The law also gives you certain rights relating to working hours and rest breaks.

Further Information

There's more information on working time issues in the health and safety section of the TUC website.

Find out what you're giving your employer for free with our Overtime Calculator.

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