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your rights at work


It always helps to know your rights, even if you are just having an informal chat with your boss. Most problems at work can be sorted out without needing to involve lawyers and the courts, but if the worst happens you may need to know your legal rights in a hurry, or know where to go to get employment law advice.

This employment rights information was developed for workSMART by the Department of Human Resource Management at The Nottingham Trent University, and has been edited and updated by TUC and other employment rights experts including the Labour Research Department. We have done our best to make sure it is up to date and accurate. You should always seek individual advice based on your own circumstances from a qualified adviser before taking action based on the information here. Please read our full terms of use.