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Can anyone tell me what the rules, on the hours of a security worker. Where I work people often work 1-4 days and nights with out time off. I have worked 19 nights with out a day off at 12 hour shift, and many have done more. Is all this legal
12th November 2015 From United Kingdom, Swansea
Such long working hours are illegal.
Weekly off after 6 days of work is a must.
Check out the labour laws of your state.
Normal working hours will be 8 hours daily 48 hours a week.
Overtime is paid for extra hours of work.(This is theory.)
In practise security guards are overworked and underpaid.
12th November 2015 From India, Pune
TY for reply on average I work 60 plus hours, no overtime rate all minimum wage, some get many more hours, some places I work no facilities, just sit in car, no water, no toilets, no where to make coffee
14th November 2015 From United Kingdom, Swansea
Well I can only suggest that you labor officer should be apprised of working conditions.
I am sure he will take action.
But the person who complains may become a target.
Keep that in mind before taking up the matter.
14th November 2015 From India, Pune
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