unsocial hours

unsocial hours

A UK term of art for working hours that are outside of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Friday.
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Key issues included the suitability of the HMO in the area due to the number of family and single household dwellings and increased noise at unsocial hours.
However, many families have to travel long distances, during unsocial hours, on disjointed public transport.
BRITAIN'S workers are increasingly becoming night owls with one in nine employees doing unsocial hours.
Most of those moving to days will also lose a PS1.50-an-hour "unsocial hours" premium.
"The in-house Mamhilad Park Estate team did a marvellous job in creating the new space and managed to deliver it on time and to specification by working as an efficient team during unsocial hours to reduce the impact of the work on existing occupiers in the building.
A spokesman for the unions said: "In its proposal the council wants to make changes to the unsocial hours' payments for employees working at night affecting cleaners, carers, leisure centre workers and others.
"We have been inspired by our own personal experiences to form our company, in order to provide more options for parents who have to work unsocial hours.
Not fortunes, just a fair wage for a day's work, with unsocial hours and split shifts.
Under this new government plan solicitors would be expected to attend court during unsocial hours for no uplift in pay."
Ripponden, before taking up his post at Durker Roods almost three months ago, said there was a national shortage of chefs with people coming out of the industry due to the paperwork involved and new entrants deterred by the unsocial hours and pressures involved in the job.
Qualified parademics can earn from PS21,176 - PS27,534, with the potential for 25 per cent more for unsocial hours.
The union said the dispute centres on Eurostar's failure to honour an agreement from 2008 which sought to ensure that train managers could expect a good work/life balance in terms of unsocial hours and duty rosters.