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Do you get paid for going over your shift time? Is it different depending on where you work

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I always had to fight to get my overtime pay it was always short a hour or two ....so i stopped doing overtime , a manager would take all that with you and we pay you 2 hours more , never seen it unless i knocked his door two or 3 times

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Yes I always get well paid if i went over my shift time

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Yes you get payed for extra time

Answered - Mail Sorter (Current Employee) - Northern Ireland

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You get paid for every hour you work. Regardless of where you work.

Answered - Postman (Former Employee) - Birmingham

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Management walked through the work floor asking individuals if they would like to work overtime.

Answered - Christmas Casual (Former Employee) - Rochester, Kent

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All overtime is paid for

Answered - Mail Sorter (Current Employee) - Birmingham, West Midlands

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Yes they would allocate pay if you were kept over your shift time.

Answered - Chirstmas temp (Former Employee) - Edinburgh

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Yes i got paid for over time.

Answered - Christmas Casual (Former Employee) - Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Yes I always get well paid if i went over my shift time .

Answered - Mail Sorter (Former Employee) - Hemel Hempstead

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Yes you get paid overtime, although they dont like to give you it if possible.

Answered - Postman (Current Employee) - Durham

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