Improve 'lunch break' & 'tea-break' rights for workers

Posted on 03-12-19 by Saffy Number of votes: 0 | Number of comments: 0

I propose workers rights be improved by requiring that any worker (i.e. UK citizen & legal foreign national residents) who works between 9AM to 2PM to be given legal the right to a 45 minute lunch break as well as a 30 minute tea-break for any worker who works between 3PM & 7PM.

 

Before anyone states this proposal is outrageous (e.g. expensive & impractical) I suggest they look up the '1950 Shops Act' that was passed by the post-war Attlee government because my proposal is a very mild version of what the post-war government brought into being.

 

I'd like to also add that this proposal would complement Labour's plans to introduce a '4 day work week/3 day weekend'.

Referring to: Work, Pensions and Equality

The Work, Pensions and Equality Policy Commission is charged with developing Labour’s policy on social security, poverty and equalities.

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