What am I entitled to on a 0 hour contract?

What am I entitled to on a 0 hour contract?

Zero-hours workers are entitled to statutory annual leave and the National Minimum Wage in the same way as regular workers. You cannot do anything to stop a zero-hours worker from getting work elsewhere. The law says they can ignore a clause in their contract if it bans them from: looking for work.

Can you be disciplined on a zero hour contract?

A zero hours worker can be subject to disciplinary procedures in the same way as an employee. In practice the employer will usually just terminate the contract without going through the formality of disciplinary procedures.

Do you get redundancy pay if on a zero hour contract?

Redundancy pay only applies to zero hour employees. Remember that zero hours employment includes the right not to be unfairly dismissed by way of redundancy as well as redundancy pay.

Do I have to work Christmas Day on a zero hour contract?

A zero hours contract simply means that they do not guarantee you any work. You are still entitled to holiday pay etc and this should have been detailed in the contract. As it is a zero hours contract you could just say that you are not available to work that day – it works both ways.

Are zero hours contracts legal UK?

The hospitality sector, care work, deliveries and NHS bank staff often rely on staff working zero hour contracts. They are legal in the UK as long as the employer continues to abide by statutory rights afforded to all employees. These include the national minimum wage, paid holiday, and the right to take rest breaks.

Do you get a P45 on a zero hour contract?

However, it is likely that if an employee hands in their notice when on a zero-hour contract, the hours will stop, and come the end of the notice period, a P45 will be passed on.

What are my rights if I’m off work with stress?

What are an employee’s rights when signed off work with stress? In the event that an employee is suffering from work-related stress, they will be entitled to take time off from work, and provide evidence from a medical practitioner of the reason for absence as they would for any other illness-causing absence.

Are You an employee or a worker on a zero hours contract?

A person will benefit from the employment rights associated with their employment status and individuals on a zero hours contract will either have the employment status of a ’worker’ or an ‘employee’.

What are my rights under a zero-hours contract?

warehouse work; Your rights under a zero-hours contract. By law, if you have a zero-hours contract, you have the right to: National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage; paid holiday; pay for work-related travel; pay for being on call; Depending on your contract and circumstances, you might have more rights.

Can my employer Stop Me working for another company on zero hours?

If you’re on a zero-hours contract, by law, your employer must not: 1 stop you working for another employer by putting an ‘exclusivity clause’ in your contract 2 treat you unfairly if you do work for another employer 3 dismiss you for it if you’re legally classed as an employee

What are the rights of employees under the 48 Hour rule?

The right to work no more than 48 hours on average per week. The right to opt out of only working 48 hours on average per week. Statutory minimum length of rest breaks. Protection for any whistleblowing. Protection from unlawful discrimination.