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How many hours overtime could I expect to get if working with a 25 hours a week contract?


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No over time now.


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Overtime is always available on various shifts if needed

Answered - Postman (Former Employee) - Bournemouth

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Probably none

Answered - Postman (Current Employee) - Bethnal Green, Greater London

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Varies but 6 - 12 should be possible.

Answered - Part-time post-person. (Former Employee) - Cheadle, Cheshire

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No over time now

Answered - Royal mail postman/driver (Former Employee) - Batley, West Yorkshire

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Overtime is not always a guarantee.

Answered - Deputy work area Manager (Current Employee) - Avonmouth, Bristol

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Three hours

Answered - Postman/Driver (Former Employee) - London

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Five hours could be expected

Answered - Postman (Former Employee) - Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire

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7 hours a week

Answered - Parcel Sorter (Former Employee) - Doncaster

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Overtime varies depending on holiday cover and absence rates

Answered - Postman (Former Employee) - Huddersfield

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