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Working time opt out agreement letter template

Why is this an essential Contract of employment document template?

By law an employee cannot work more than an average 48 hours a week, unless either they agree to work more hours (known as 'opting out' of the weekly limit). They can do this by signing a written agreement, known as an 'opt-out agreement'.

This agreement should be separate from the employment contract.

The employee does not have to agree to opting out of the legal limit. The employer should not treat the employee any differently if they do not opt out.


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Working time opt out agreement letter template

Working time opt out agreement

[Sender name]

[Sender address]

[date]

[Recipient name]

[Recipient address]

Dear [Recipient first name],

Working Time Regulations Opt Out Agreement

On 1st October 1998 the Working Time Regulations 1998 placed restrictions on the average number of hours an individual employee is able to work per week.

The problem: The regulations clearly state that employees must not work more than an average of 48 hours per week. This

Reviewed: 04/04/21
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