labour law

(redirected from 40-hour working week)
Also found in: Financial.

labour law

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) those areas of law which appertain to the relationship between employers and employees and between employers and trade unions
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
References in periodicals archive ?
That is the equivalent of PS80 for a 40-hour working week.
The highest average charge for staff is [pounds sterling]2 an hour at the Edgware Community Hospital in North West London and Birmingham Children's Hospital -- equivalent to [pounds sterling]80 for a 40-hour working week.
There are many benefits for successful applicants, which include: |Manufacturer dedicated training programmes | Dedicated on-site mentor | 40-hour working week with generous holiday allowance | Childcare vouchers |Drive at work scheme to drive a new car |Cycle to work scheme to use a new bike | Used car purchase scheme |Team member discounts on a wide range of products and services To find out more click here https://isw.changeworknow.co.
Overall, carers provide on average 6.5 million hours of care per week looking after loved ones for almost the equivalent of a full 40-hour working week. But almost 9% provide full-time, 24-hour unpaid care, with little or no respite.
In Britain staff have traditionally worked 45 hours in their week 'on' and 40 hours in their week 'off', but McGrath said attempts were being made to bring in a 40-hour working week.
But some will be struggling to budget and to cope on a regime that may give them a 40-hour working week followed by a five-hour week.
"The Shoura has rightly reaffirmed its recommendation for a 40-hour working week. The government sector and some private companies had implemented this a while back.
The 96-cover restaurant opens to the public on September 19, with 30 inmates from HMP Cardiff and HMP Precoed, in Usk, Monmouthshire, being paid about 14 pounds for a 40-hour working week.
These included a two-year freeze of CoLA and pay rises, a return to the 40-hour working week as well as suspension of employer contributions to staff provident funds.
Dear Editor, I read about plans for a 40-hour working week for inmates in Birmingham Prison, revealed in the Post on November 24, with great interest.
A 40-hour working week and current wages will be reinstated in 2015.