October 2013

FALSE: “He hasn’t signed his contract, so he is not entitled to our company sick pay.” FALSE: “She never signed her contract, therefore we can change her hours of work.” It is prudent for employers to require employees to sign and return a copy of their written...

When employing an individual on a casual or zero hours contract the statutory minimum holiday entitlement of 5.6 weeks will accrue pro rata to the number of hours and days worked. However, the casual worker is unlikely to have regular hours, and it is not usually...