Rights at work

Rights at work

Working hours

There are some rules around how many hours most people can work.

Clock
People do not have to work more than 48 hours per week


working hours (time of work)
People have a right to a day off each week


breaks
Adults have a right to have a break of 20 minutes if they work for 6 hours or more at one time

Workers who have left school but are under 18 have a right to a break of 30 minutes if they work for 4.5 hours at one time