Workplace Guidance

Help and advice for working people.
Common
questions
Can I expect to be paid extra for working overtime?
Whether or not you are paid extra – over and above your normal hourly rate – for overtime worked will depend on your contract terms, although you must be paid at least the National Minimum Wage for all the hours your employer required you to work, including overtime, whatever your written contract document says...
What should I do if I see something unsafe in the workplace?
Since you have a duty of care to yourself and your work colleagues, you should bring the matter to the attention of your employer and your safety representative. Trade union safety representatives have the right to investigate potential hazards and dangerous occurrences at the workplace and to investigate complaints by any employee they represent...