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Does your contract say that you would be entitled to double time at any point?
Evening Tony,I Have no Contract but i have been with the same company for nearly six years!
Okay. And were you ever told that you would get double time?
|No,i worked a 31 hrs straight th cant be legal or can it?
No, it's not legal - you have to have rest breaks. What kind of job do you do?
Okay, have a look at this link, it shows you what the rest break entitlements are: https://www.gov.uk/rest-breaks-work
But a breach of that will not entitle you to get double time.
You only get double time when the contract says you do.
If it doesn't then you're not entitled to it.
However, the authorities might be interested to hear how long you're working without a rest break! It's not a safe environment usually when people work such long hours especially on machinery.
OK,Thanks Tony .I will check out the link.