Source: Citizens Advice
Having a job is an essential part of most people’s lives. When you are in work, you can be faced with many difficult issues, so it is essential to know what your rights are. Here you can find out more about those rights and how to solve problems.
Check if your employer can pay you through the Coronavirus Job Retention scheme – also called being a ‘furloughed’ worker. Find out how much you could get, and other ways to increase your income.
What to do if you’ve been furloughed but haven’t been paid yet. Check when you should get paid and what to do if you’ve had the wrong amount.
Find out what help you can get if you’re self-employed and your income has dropped because of coronavirus.
Check what to do if you’re worried about being safe at work because of coronavirus (COVID-19). Also what to do if you’re pregnant, or if you or someone you live with has a health condition.
What to do if you have to be off work caring for someone whose care has stopped because of coronavirus (COVID-19). This might be because their school is closed or a carer can’t come.
Your basic rights including pay, contracts, holiday and sick pay, agency workers’ rights, flexible working and parental rights.
Get help if you’ve been dismissed or are being made redundant. You can also check how to solve problems with resigning from a job and getting a job reference.
- Dealing with a problem at work
- Using early conciliation
- Making a settlement agreement with your employer
- Employment tribunals
- Dealing with grievances at work
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Check if you’re being discriminated against in the workplace and find out how to solve your problem.
What to do if you’ve had an accident at work.
Young people’s rights to working hours, rest breaks, pay, and holiday. Find out what types of work 16 and 17 year olds can do.