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Rules on Shift Changes (Notice Period)

Pan111 Avatar
7y, 10m agoPosted 7 years, 10 months ago
Are there rules on how much notice you need to give/be given to change someones shift start/finish time?

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7y, 10m agoPosted 7 years, 10 months ago
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1 Like #1
Guess it will depend on whats in your contract - but my OH's place have to give 24 hours
1 Like #2
Contract dependant - plus whether or not the change over period breaches the Working Time Directive - IIRC there must be an 11 hour rest period.
#3
Just checked it and it says reasonable notice, so nothing set in stone...we've generally gone on a 5 working days understanding, but now its been tested today I wanted to check.

Cheers anyhoo :)
#4
When I worked shift it was 'supposed' to be a months notice unless on relief week then it could almost be 24 hours depending on whether you were able to do it. 6 months notice for a complete shift change with agreement through the proper channels ie union etc and fully complient with working time regs. However - in practice - we were all pretty flexible and helped each other out which management ok'd so that no-one went sick just cos they couldnt get the day off (or whatever) and we ended up running short on the shift
#5
Yea its been pretty flexible up until today when its been rammed down our throats
#6
We @ the BT group get a 13 week notice
#7
are you in a union? they'll be able to tell you
#8
my oh's place ring an hour before some times :o
#9
Well in the end I didnt do the proposed shift change...I had a catch-up meeting (one-to-one) with the boss today about it though lol ...had all the pyramid hands and team player in this financial climate ****

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