Working hours and time off

If your employer is making decisions about the hours you work, whether you can work flexibly or have time off, equality law applies to what they are doing.

Equality law applies:

  • whatever the size of the organisation
  • whatever sector you work in
  • whether your employer has one worker or ten or hundreds or thousands
  • whether or not your employer uses any formal processes or forms to help them make decisions.

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This guide also contains the following sections, which are similar in each guide in the series, and contain information you are likely to need to understand what we tell you about working hours, flexible working and time off:

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Last Updated: 05 Jan 2015