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Do the rest break and rest period provisions of the Working Time Regulations 1998 apply to all workers?
What is the minimum amount of rest an adult worker must be allowed?
What is the minimum amount of rest a worker under 18 must be allowed?
What rights do doctors in training have under the Working Time Regulations 1998?
Are employers obliged to pay their workers for rest breaks?
What happens if an employer fails to allow a worker sufficient rest periods?
Where a worker is entitled to a 20-minute rest break under the Working Time Regulations 1998 can this be taken as two 10-minute breaks?
Is a worker entitled to a 20-minute rest break for each six-hour period worked?
Can workers opt out of rest breaks?
If an employee works for six hours a day is he or she entitled to a rest break?
Under the Agency Workers Regulations 2010, are agency workers entitled to the same rights relating to working time and annual leave as direct recruits?
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