Refusing to Work on SundaysPosted in : How do I handle it NI on 13 March 2012
I run a restaurant and one of the waiters who normally works at weekends has gone off work on sick leave. As I am reluctant to hire a new employee, the rest of the staff have been advised that they will have to cover his shifts while he is off. Although most of the staff do not have a problem with this, two employees have advised that they cannot work on Sundays for religious reasons. How do I handle it?
Amanda Magee writes:
Readers will be aware that shop and betting workers have the right, irrespective of religion, to refuse to work on Sundays. However, whether or not other categories of
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