06:00 to 18:00
(daylight hours: 6 am to 6 pm)
18:00 to 06:00
(night-time hours: 6 pm to 6 am)

At the Office

Questions

Who uses the 24 hour clock? And why?

How many hours can I work in a week?  EU working time directive.

House work


Working time

The EU sets minimum requirements for conditions of employment that are concerned with health and safety, such as number of working hours per week, rest periods and annual paid holiday.

Factsheet


Part-time working

The EU ensures no discrimination against part-time workers and requires employers to take account of employee preferences as regards flexible working.

Factsheet


Health and safety at work

The EU requires employers, with the co-operation of employees, to ensure the safety and health of employees at work.

Factsheet


Women at work

Should men and women be treated equally at work? What happens if you get pregnant?  There are EU rules about granting Maternity Leave and on the needs of women whom are looking after young children.


Working at the desk

Downloading software. EU rules on intellectual property that prevent unauthorised copying of copyrighted software (protects business).


Games / tasks

Is the working time directive a good thing or a bad thing? Why shouldn’t people be allowed to work longer hours for more money?

Why should we be bothered about copyright? How do you get copyright in any work you create?



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09:00 to 11:00
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Working time
Part-time working
Health and safety at work
Women at work
Working at the desk
Games / tasks