Working conditions | Staff claim they're denied toilet breaks at work

Staff claim they're denied toilet breaks at work

Whilst on shift, there may be different rules that employees are obliged to adhere to.

Whether this is a no mobile phone policy, a prim and proper dress code or a zero tolerance to violence, each working environment is different in their ruling. But when it comes to the basic human rights of employees, most employers know where the law lies – and what is and isn’t acceptable.

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Comments (2)

  • Ann McCracken
    Ann McCracken
    Tue, 2 Apr 2019 12:54pm BST
    Toilet breaks must be a 'human right' surely??? Health issues should be taken into account as well.
    I spent 12 years as a teacher and you could only go to the toilet when the bell rang!!!! as we were not allowed to leave the pupils on their own - especially as I was in a science lab. I couldn't do that now !!!!
    Trust between staff and management is essential for good working practices - this seems to have disappeared in the last 20 years.
    Trust is built on respect.....and that is the place to start.
  • Zapdos
    Zapdos
    Tue, 2 Apr 2019 12:45pm BST
    'Noni B'? More like 'Nopi P' ahahaha

    I crack myself up