In this section you will learn about the legal rights you have when you are in work and faced with a difficult issue. Or, if you are a job seeker, you will find information on what help is available when you’re looking for employment.
From your basic rights at work such as wages, holidays and sickness, to the rights of agency workers, working/expectant parents, and grievances/employment tribunals – our advisers and online guides can help you find the answers to your questions.
Q. I’m 17 and work for a small company – am I entitled to the national minimum wage?
Q. I have issues with my employer- what can I do?
Q. How many holidays am I entitled to?
If you have a question about your employment rights, Adviceguide is a self-help website from Citizens Advice Bureau. On this site you will find information and advice on a range of topics, fact sheets, ‘how to’ guides, and tips for helping you manage your money. Visit www.adviceguide.org.uk to learn more.
If you can’t find the answer to your employment problem, then you can make an appointment to meet face-to-face with one of our fully trained, volunteer advisers. To allow us to make the best possible assessment of your situation, please bring any of the following documents with you:
- Contract of employment
- Actual date employment commenced
- Disciplinary and grievance procedures (if not contained in your contract)
- Pay slips
- Evidence of hourly/weekly wage, or salary
- Names, addresses and statements from any witnesses to the events
- Other letters/documentation, including written warnings
Contact us on 0141 944 2612 to make an appointment.