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10 Top Tips to Prevent You Being Exploited at Work

the VWP has produced a factsheet, ‘10 Top Tips to Prevent You Being Exploited at Work’ that gives simple, practical steps that workers can take that can make a difference and get employers to meet their legal responsibilities. The advice includes

  • getting contracts of employment in writing;
  •  checking out the contract properly before signing;
  • keeping a record of all hours worked;
  • making sure that the employer is paying National Insurance;
  • being aware of basic employment rights including procedures for raising grievances;
  • using the employment tribunal system;
  • getting effective support.

For a copy of the 10 top tips click here.

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