Private and aged care nursing staff, including AINs and PCs, are often unreasonably expected by their employer to work additional hours above the standard eight per day or 38 per week. Nursing staff are also often asked to work above their contracted hours or on ‘days off’ or ‘on–call’. Nursing staff actually have a legal right to refuse unreasonable additional hours.
This information sheet outlines 62 maximum weekly hours and refuse unreasonable hours form.
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Industrial Relations,Workplace Health Safety
Creation Date: 25 Aug 2022
Latest Update: 04 Nov 2022
Date Authored: 01 Dec 2019
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