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Mon, 24 Sep 2007 12:24:51 PM  (Last updated: Mon, 24 Sep 2007 02:34:08 PM)


There is Q i need to clarify here.

My friends had just startes to work in this company for more than a month.But during recent company meeting,his boss actually told them that everyday they had to work additional 2 hours including half hour of dinner time in the company as he is the outdoor techinician,noone handling the indoor works.the boss had make it compulsaru for all the technical staff.Actually what is the max hours in a week we can work and after the hours of work are the staff entitle to claim OT.


KL Siew
Mon, 24 Sep 2007 02:34:08 PM

The max. number of hours are as in Section 60A below. Any hour after that is OT. Please note that rest hours are excluded from working hours.

60A. Hours of work.

(1) Except as hereinafter provided, an employee shall not be required under his contract of service to work:

(a) more than five consecutive hours without a period of leisure of not less than thirty minutes duration;

(b) more than eight hours in one day;

(c ) in excess of a spread over period of ten hours in one day;

(d) more than forty-eight hours in one week:

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