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Which employees are "shop workers" for the purpose of the right to opt out of Sunday working?
Which employees are "betting workers" for the purpose of the right to opt out of Sunday working?
What is a "protected" shop or betting worker?
What rights does a protected shop or betting worker have?
Can shop or betting workers forfeit their protected status?
Can non-protected shop or betting workers opt out of Sunday working?
Is the right for shop and betting workers to opt out of Sunday working dependent on a period of continuous employment?
Can an opted-out shop or betting worker opt back in to Sunday working?
Are employers required to inform shop and betting workers of their right to opt out of Sunday working?
What are the consequences of not informing shop and betting workers of their right to opt out of Sunday working?
Can an employer offer shop or betting work to only those individuals who have no objection to working on Sundays?
Do shop or betting workers employed to work only on Sundays have the right to opt out of Sunday working?
Where a shop or betting worker opts out of Sunday working is the employer obliged to offer alternative hours on other days of the week?
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