Contractual Terms on Working Hours and Unmeasured WorkersPosted in : Essential Guide to Employment Contracts on 9 July 2018
Do you recognise this wording from your contract of employment?
“The Employee's normal working hours shall be 9am to 5pm on Mondays to Fridays and such additional hours as are necessary for the proper performance of their duties.”
Most employment contracts contain this or similar wording. Even if the contract does not refer to additional hours, it is often the commercial reality for an employer to require the employee to work beyond the hours stated in their employment contracts. Both of these scenarios are significant in relation to the law on the National Minimum Wage (“NMW”).
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