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My employer wants to change my hours or location – what are my rights?
Your rights if an employer asks you to change your hours or location, the law on imposed changes, "new for old" contracts, and fire and re-hire tactics.
read more on The Law when a Collective Bargaining Agreement Changes your Contract
The Law when a Collective Bargaining Agreement Changes your Contract
A collective bargaining agreement is an agreement between an employer and a trade union. This allows an employer to agree with the union the terms and conditions of employment (and possibly other matters) in relation to employees who are covered by the agreement. The general position is that where a provision of a collective agreement […]
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Seasonal holidays: can your employer make you work?
At this time of year, many parents are thinking about Christmas and New Year, and what time they can take off over the festive season. But whatever the school holidays and regardless of what festivals you celebrate, the reality is that there is no statutory right to have these days off, even if you have […]
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Frequently asked questions about imposed change
A list of the most frequently asked questions relating to flexible working.
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Part-time working myths
My hours are in my contract so my employer can’t change them… If only this were true – but even once you’ve got the hours which work for your family, unfortunately employers can and often do seek to change them. Although this is a breach of contract if you don’t agree, in practice that isn’t […]