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Weekend Breaks For Those With Zero Hour Contracts

Posted in : Holidays, Travel on by : John Comments:

We all love holidays, and when we can we want to get away for a couple of weeks and just escape from the norm and forget about our daily woes; just kick back relax and be free for a short while. But with the rise of Zero-Hour contracts in hospitality and retail type roles, and constantly changing and rotating schedules it’s not always going to be easy to get time off. If you have worked in retail, or a hotel for more than a few years then it might be possible to get other members of staff to coverĀ for you during your time away, for upto a week or two. But if it’s less than that, your more likely to be refused any holiday’s and you probably did not read your contract, as it may state that you are limited to the number of day’s you can take off. If this is the case then you will only get about 3 days off at a push and will almost certainly have to agree to cover somebody else’s shift if they have to cover yours whilst you are away. Don’t be discouraged if you are stuck in one of those awful…

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