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can i leave my job if its harming me physically and mentally? im already depressed and its making me worse. they made us work 7 hours straight, standing up, bending down, lifting things, with no break. which i am sure is illegal. also they made us do overtime after clocking out. if we were tired and put our arms down to rest for a few seconds someone would come and rush us back to work. i feel like this is unacceptable but will jobcentre accept it as a reason to leave? i was there a week
also its zero hours contract at very inconvenient times. the pain i went through last week is really not worth minimum wage.
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Last edited by scorpion666990; 12-01-2017 at 10:46.
- 12-01-2017 10:44
- 14-01-2017 21:55
It seems like you're stuck.
But the conditions you are working under are certainly not acceptable. No breaks and unpaid overtime is probably illegal. I would even suggest to take legal actions, otherwise the job centre might think you are lying. Job centre will probably want to see evidence for your claim (that's the feeling I get).