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    On ACAS website (http://www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=1373) several information can be found on The Working Time Regulations that cover the employees’ rights on holidays, rest periods, working hours and night work. In regards to holidays, all workers are entitled to 5.6 weeks or 28 days of paid statutory leave or annual leave. The annual leave may include bank holidays if the employer decides to class them as holidays, and these are paid as well. As for working hours, there is a limit of 48 hours/week that a worker can work, unless they decide to “opt-out”, in writing, and therefore chose to work longer. Considering rest periods, workers are entitled to 11 consecutive hours of rest within any 24-hour period, and a short break after…

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    Working Part Time Essay

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    This study was undertaken to show the percentage of college students that manage their time studying in a part time job in Australia. The survey was taken in UWS college in Nirimba and were the contributes that had the questionnaire to be filled out. The results indicates the difference between boys and girls managing their time with studies and assessments when working part time. Therefore, comparing who participates more. Introduction Part time work and college students can have an impact on…

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    Three years ago, I started my career, and I was extremely enthusiastic to the extent that I spent most of my time at work. During the first 4months, I used to go from the early morning and stay there till night. At the beginning, I was happy that I perform well and my manager was proud of my work. However, it was not until the end of the fifth month when I felt depressed due to overwork. I hated that my life is all about work, and I do not have any time to spend with my family or at least with…

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    assumes that working time is perceived in terms of time allocation and related choices taken by a rational actor with regards to the consumption of time. Thereby, time is considered as a scarce resource, as a day is limited to 24 hours and therefore the main aim of the rational actors is to achieve a maximization of personal time utility (Sirianny & Negrey, 2000). This implies that the actors act in order to achieve their individual preferences and this consequently presupposes a…

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    Suicide In Japan

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    Unlike the comparatively casual western ones, many Japanese employers put a great emphasis on employees’ personalities. Of course, basic requirements such as coming to work on time, finishing work before deadline, or communicating with each other well are important criteria of a qualified employee, but according to the values of a typical Japanese employer, fulfilling the basic requirements is not enough. Merits like personality, attitude towards his or her work, the way of thinking, and many…

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    Balancing work, family and school in many cases is very difficult because there is so much to do and so little time. According to our textbook “Women are much more likely than men to adjust their jobs around their family responsibilities” (Crawford, 2011, p.326). Both women and men make trade-offs to keep up with the balancing acts however this is actually very complex but just like everything else in life there are also benefits associated with multiple roles. “Indeed, study after shows that…

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    Federal Labor Laws Essay

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    The Department of Labor administers a variety of Federal labor laws. These laws are established to guarantee a worker’s right to a minimum hourly wages, overtime pay, safe working conditions, unemployment insurance, and freedom from discrimination. Established in 1913 this department is now affecting over 125 million workers’. Altogether the department enforces more than 180 federal laws. Some of these laws include Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration…

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    Alternative Working Schedules: Flexible or Compressed There are many great benefits for flexible and alternative working schedules not only for the employee and their family, but also benefit the employers. Employer’s and employees working together to find flexibility in working schedules can influence a positive work environment as well. In contrast, employees working irregular schedules can have a negative impact on work performance and employee/family relationship. Focusing on employee,…

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    denying them a right to their education and further lowering literacy in the country. Jobs for adults are outsourced because of the abundance of children working for much cheaper and under worst conditions. The issue exists due to a country’s economic and social condition, that forces a constant cycle. In Bangladesh particularly, a nation in its industrial stage of demographic transition, holds a widely accepted value for child labor. As majority of the social class are more rural, the poorer…

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    Flexible Schedule

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    take a yoga class, go to the grocery store or be home when the repairman comes. Go back and forth for more than an hour each way is not uncommon. If these employees are allowed to work from home, that saves two hours of time, gas, and wear and tear on the road. Not to mention, fewer people driving means it is easier for those people who are traveling. You should be amazed at how much faster a traveler can be if you have to be in the office at 9:00 a.m. instead of 10:00 p.m. One reason people…

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