OVER HALF OF STAFF NOT GETTING PAID FOR OVERTIME
The average worker is performing nine or more hours of overtime per week, compared to just three or more hours before the start of the pandemic, with more than half (52%) not getting paid for this extra work, finds a study by law firm Wright Hassall.
Unpaid overtime is having a knock-on effect in terms of workers’ mental health, with as many as 34% saying they feel more anxious, 31% feel more stressed, while a quarter struggles to switch off.
Some 48% of business professionals cite lockdown as the main reason for their extended working day, as 41% say they are working extra...
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