Tag Archives: Work

Holiday pay and overtime: a few initial thoughts

The recent tribunal victory on holiday pay and overtime feels like a thoroughly unexpected piece of good news. We should never rely on judges, courts and tribunals to protect our rights, but there’s no reason to ignore our good luck … Continue reading

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Know your rights at work: requesting flexible working hours

As workers, the law is often stacked against us; there are plenty of laws that benefit employers, and when there’s a change to employment law, the effect is usually to leave us in a worse position than we were before, … Continue reading

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Does work set us free?

One of the worst ways to criticise anything is by comparing it to the Nazis. Many people who really should know better seem to think that just proving something is bad in itself isn’t enough, and that something’s only worth … Continue reading

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