We look at how shift and night working operates in the police sector and some of the initiatives aimed at reducing the potential negative impact of such working patterns.
Our analysis examines the use of shift working and how organisations manage employees who work varying hours and days.
Practical guidance on employing shift workers, including shift patterns; shift premiums; and night work.
Definition from the XpertHR glossary.
In Chief Constable of Dumfries & Galloway Constabulary v Adams EATS/0046/08, the Scottish EAT held that a police officer with myalgic encephalomyelitis whose symptoms caused him mobility problems at the end of night shifts was a disabled person for the purposes of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995.
A model policy to set out the process by which employees can agree to swap shifts with colleagues.
A model form for employees to request a shift swap.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to shift work.